He was part of the original Old Reliables at Fort Riley. Odessa resident Tim Fischer’s military career began on May 17, 1966. During Basic Training, Fischer, then 20-years-old, was selected as a squad leader in the 3rd Platoon, C Company, 4th and 47th Battalion, 2nd Brigade. In in the jungles and swamps of Vietnam, Fischer’s fortitude would be tested. Click to hear KMZU’s Chelsea Wade talk with Fischer:

Tim Fischer