Americans in Wartime Experience

Brian Sekardi

Vietnam War

During the Vietnam War, Brian Sekardi served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps as an artillery officer.  He was with the 1rst Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, and although trained in artillery, Brian's first duty assignment was as a forward observer assigned to Hill 10 in Da Nang.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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