U.S. Air Force Col. Carl Bender defended an air base near Saigon during the Tet Offensive 50 years ago. In 2010 he described the actions that earned him the Silver Star. Derik Holtmann dholtmann@bnd.com
U.S. Air Force Col. Carl Bender defended an air base near Saigon during the Tet Offensive 50 years ago. In 2010 he described the actions that earned him the Silver Star. Derik Holtmann dholtmann@bnd.com

Tet Offensive air strike order left Belleville vet feeling guilty for 32 years

January 31, 2018 12:01 PM