Robert Kuhn served in the U.S. Army as an infantry
soldier from 1970-1972. Forty years after his tour of duty in
Vietnam, Robert wrote his memoir Rucksack Grunt. And
then ten years after writing the book, he finally published it
As a disabled veteran himself, Bob is a life member of
the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and a
VA volunteer driver when health conditions permit. Over
the years, he has battled some service-connected issues and
ailments, at least one of which the VA attributes to
agent orange exposure while serving in Vietnam.
He is also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
and a life member of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA.)
Among other medals and awards, Robert is the
recipient of the Combat Infantryman Badge, as well as the
Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medals for
Recognizing that the struggles many Veterans go
through are similar to his own, he focuses much of his
writing on the goal of helping other Veterans by sharing his
own personal stories and experiences, hopeful that others
may benefit from them.
Born and raised in southwestern Pennsylvania where
he continues to reside today, Robert enjoys his retirement
years writing, fishing, sports range target shooting, and his
hobby of restoring classic motorcycles.
You can read more of Robert Kuhn’s
writings here on his website blog.