By Dwain W. Penn
The highest degree of respect one can earn, second only to the supreme sacrifice for one’s country, is to have a book written and movie produced documenting a skirmish in a major war. Meansville resident Robert L. Huckaby shares a common heritage with hundreds of other veterans who survived Operation Ia Drang Valley, a pivotal encounter with North Vietnamese forces in the autumn of 1965. But Huckaby’s military career started a dozen years earlier.
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