DUC PHO—Life is not a honeymoon In Vietnam, but it may lead to one
for First Lieutenant Carl F. Stout and First Lieutenant Mary P. Reis.
On completion of their tours in Vietnam, the two Army officers plan to
Most soldiers in the combat zone are troubled because they ale halfway
around the world from their sweethearts, but you can even be troubled by
being 40 miles apart, assures Lieutenant Stout.
Lieutenant Stout is an artillery forward observer in the 3rd Brigade,
25th Infantry Division near Due Pho while Lieutenant Reis is serving in the
Army Nurse Corps at the 2nd Surgical hospital in Chu Lai.
Since arriving in Vietnam last December, the two have been able to see
each other three times.
The artillery officer and his fiancée met in the officer’s club at
Ft. Ord, Calif. About the time their romance began to flourish he received
orders for Vietnam. The nurse then volunteered for duty in Vietnam.