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LTG (Ret) Freddy McFarren | Multiple Units - Army

8:51   |   Fresh out of West Point, Freddy McFarren selected artillery and his first assignment had nothing to do with howitzers. It was a Nike Hercules missile site. When former classmates started becoming casualties in Vietnam, he volunteered to go. He was selected to be an advisor to a South Vietnamese Ranger battalion, which had a memorable commander.

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