We Thought We Were Invincible

The True Story of Invincible Warriors

by Dr. Art F Schmitt



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/26/2008

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 260
ISBN : 9781434389541
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 256
ISBN : 9781438904016

About the Book

VIETNAMBy Nicole SmithCopyright 2007 Erin Nicole SmithUsed by permission Raging warIn a foreign landU.S. Soldiers Made a stand Many diedIn VietnamWas it right?Or was it wrong? Violent protestIn the streetAmerican citizensSaw defeat Nightly newsBrought the pictures homeRadio listenersHeard the songs Love and hateWar and peace60's chaosNever ceased Battered SoldiersFought and diedThe cost of freedomOh so high Strong emotionsIn the USASounds familiarA lot like todayhttp://www.authorhouse.com/BookStore/BookStoreSearchResults.aspx?SearchType=smpl&SearchTerm=Dr+Art+Schmitt The book chronicles stories of truly Invincible Warriors. Awoman Black Hawk pilot with two tours in Iraq tells the story how shethought that she was in A Star Wars Movie. The story of a Navy Corpman who served with Marines. His son is also a Navy Corpsman in Iraq. Harrison H (Jack) Schmitt, Apollo 17, one of the last men onthe moon. I was his instructor to get him checked out in Helicopters. He tellshis invincible story about a three hour hold on the mission and he took a napin the rocket before launching to the moon. Stories of many Vietnam veterans. Pilots, Doorgunners, River Patrol Gun Boat warriors (River Rats) and Navy SEALS. Admiral James Flatley, The former Executive Director ofPatriots Point tells his story of his invincible story of flying a C-130Hercules off of an aircraft carrier. Other Invincible stories of CTF-116 River Rats, River Patrolgun boats in Vietnam.A tribute to Helicopter Attack Light Squadron Three, doorgunners, crew and Pilots. A Vietnam Poem written by Nicole Smith , 14 years old, Mywife's Grand Daughter. We were all truly Invincible.

About the Author

Dr. Art Schmitt was born in Brooklyn, NY. During the Vietnam War he served with Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron Three.  He was Officer in Charge (OINC) of a Seawolf Detachment at Sea Float/Solid Anchor on the Cau Mau Peninsula in 1970.  Art served his country as a Naval Aviator for 22 years during which time he received The Distinguished Flying Cross, a Bronze Star, 21 Air Medals, 2 single action air medals, Presidential Unit Citation, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, and a Vietnamese air medal. He flew 808 Combat mission. Three Tours in Vietnam. Flew off of the USS Yorktown  in 1965 flying Search and Rescue missions into Vietnam.  500 Carrier landings, Total Flight time 7400 hours.

Art received his Ph.D. from U.S.I.U. in San Diego, CA in 1976. He was a registered psychologist in California and Florida and licensed Marriage Family Therapist in Georgia, Kentucky and Oregon.  Art is a certified flight instructor to the NASA Space Program.  He is also certified to teach courses in counseling psychology, organizational development, military science, health and physical care services.  Art is a psychologist, lecturer, teacher, author, consultant, and has a commercial pilot's license.  He has worked in the corporate environment as a Vice President of Human Resources.  In 1988 he established his own business, Business Team Builders, a Human Resources Management Consulting firm.  One of his current contracts is with the Social Security Disability Administration where he acts as an Expert Witness.  Art is married and he and his wife Marilyn currently reside in Charleston, SC.

Also published,"A War With No Name, PTSD a Survivors Story, Dr. Art Schmitt and "The Man I Didn't know, The Stories of Wives and Families of Veterans Who suffer from PTSD, Dr. Art Schmitt, Co-Author, Marie LeDuc