At 1 pm on Monday, February 17, Grand County resident, Bill Hamilton, will be Mike Rosen’s featured guest on KOA Radio 850 AM or 94.1 FM to discuss Hamilton’s recently published book Formula for Failure in Vietnam: The Folly of Limited Warfare, McFarland Publishing (2019). The radio broadcast will also on-line live at

Fraser Valley resident, Rear Admiral Denny Wisely, USN (Ret.), says, “Bill Hamilton’s book exposes the thinking of those who made the Vietnam War impossible to win and our how political leadership keeps making many of the same mistakes in Afghanistan and Iraq.” Admiral Wisely, the former commander of the Navy’s Blue Angels, flew 350 missions over North Vietnam. Admiral Wisely is the author of Green Ink: Memoirs of a Fighter Pilot (2018).

According to Hamilton, “Ten-percent of the royalties from this book will go to support the work of the Blue Angels Foundation in helping veterans and others overcome Post Traumatic Shock Disorder (PTSD).  

“Mike Rosen only discusses books that he has actually read,” said Hamilton. “For Mike to choose Formula for Failure in Vietnam is quite an honor. Also, Mike will announce a special discount promo code for buying the book from McFarland Publishing. Toll free at: (800) 253-2187.