Jack Foisie, center, in Vietnam, 1966.

<br>Courtesy of University of Massachusetts-Boston Archives

STARS OF STRIPES

Jack Foisie: infantryman turned reporter

Jack Foisie was a sports and local news reporter on the West Coast when war broke out in 1941. Foisie, 22, quit his newspaper job, joined the Army and went into combat with the 1st Armored Division.