Avery Smith, member of a sixth generation first family in Hopkins County, has written a book about his time in Vietnam.
Smith’s book, Blind Tiger, My Time in Vietnam, is now available to purchase at the Hopkins County Genealogical Society Library.
Avery served in Vietnam as a Special Forces Advisor to the South Vietnamese Army, and finally at the U.S.Army Surveillance School at Ft Hauchuca, Arizona before leaving the service July 1970. A Son of the Republic of Texas , Avery is a Sixth-Generation Texan from Sulphur Springs.
Smith is donating all proceeds to the Hopkins County Genealogical Society Library.