Colin Cahill talks about his experience in the army including his service as a forward scout in the Vietnam War, and the lasting effect that conflict has had upon him both physically and mentally, and his ongoing efforts to secure a pension and other fraught interactions with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Colin recounts stories of mateship, racism and combat in Vietnam, as well as his post-army life dealing with severe PTSD and other health issues.
- Watch Colin’s interview in Darwin;
- Return to the Darwin Yarn Up 2015 page.
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