Open Ninth

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Stories of Service: 13 Months in Vietnam

Over 1.5 million veterans call Florida home – the majority of which are Vietnam Era vets. Their combined years of service to their country numbers well into the trillions, and their stories are as poignant and important today as they were 50 years ago. The Ninth Circuit’s own Senior Judge Anthony Johnson was 17 in 1966 when he enlisted in the marines. At 18, he arrived in Da Nang, and spent the next 13 months in Vietnam. Listen in to this episode of Open Ninth as Judge Johnson shares stories of his service with our host Chief Judge Fred Lauten.

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Open Ninth
Episode 61

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Run time 37:17



In this episode

Frederick J. Lauten

Former Chief Judge and Moderator

Anthony Johnson

Retired Circuit Judge

Judge Johnson served as a County Judge for six years and a Circuit Judge for 14 before retiring from the bench in 2013.