Randy Kington fought in Vietnam during 1965–66 and was awarded eleven ribbons and six medals. After retirement from the Marine Corps, Kington earned a BS, Master of Accountancy, and a CPA. He taught college accounting, was a tax partner in a large CPA firm, and later owned his own CPA firm. He now is retired and lives in Naples, Florida, and Morristown, Tennessee.
Randy served on the front line with some of the first marine units in Vietnam in 1965-66. He describes his transformation from boy to man, the training that allowed him to survive nine months of some of the fiercest fighting. Horrifically wounded in battle, he recounts grueling months of hospitalization and rehab, and the people who made a difference in his life.