An American POW returns home after the Vietnam War only to find that his life has changed drastically. He is now a single father of two. The family ranch that he grew up on is about to be sold to someone else and his career as an airline pilot is in jeopardy account of recurring nightmares. An old hight school and college rodeo team member and now a reporter enters the picture for the first time in years. Dakota had every guy on the team including the coach chasing her through those early years except Larry. Who had more emportant goals other than some barrel racer.
The Shadows of Saw Tooth Ridge – KINDLE
Published Date: January 6, 2023
Bernie spent summers on his grandfather’s 14,000 acre ranch in Eastern Montana. When the ranch was sold. He spent a couple of summers working in Glacier National Park before entering the Army. He began his airline career in Minneapolis with Northwest Airlines after being discharged. Returning to Montana with the airline, where in his spare time he could be found hunting, fly fishing, and team roping either on the Missouri River or along the the shadows of the sawtooth. Spending time also packing into the “Bob Marshall wilderness.” Transferring to Seattle he assumed a position in operations, where he became familiar with flight crews and working MAC (Military Air Charter) flights arriving and departing to Vietnam. Retiring from the airlines after 38 years. A short 3 months later he began working for the Griffin School District near Olympia, Washington. He now lives with wife of 42 years overlooking the Puget Sound in Lacey, Washington.