Tom Bird Photos of Tom Bird through the years. Tom's father - announcement of his enlistment in WWII. Tommy at age 6 with sister Barbara. Tom's High School Graduation photo in 1964 at age 17. Tom Bird on Christmas in Vietnam. Front page of the New York Times - April 30, 1966. "The trees were burning, the ground was so hot we felt it through our boots." Tom is on the far right. Some of the men spoken about in Bearing Witness. Vietnam, 1966. Tom is the one looking down at his gear. Tom's company at a 7 hour battle in February 1966 at the Bong Son plains. They were pinned in a water filler B-52 bomb crater. Tom is mid-picture right in profile, looking left with helmet on. Tom doing a "Grunt's" rendition of a cheese cake picture somewhere in Vietnam's Central Highlands. "The gun is an M-60 machine gun we called 'Big Bertha,' because it could bring 'so' much pee (death and destruction) on the enemy. I switched off the point once or twice a week and carried Bertha." Tom in Ban Me Thout area of Vietnam. Tom on Christmas in 1972. Tom and Barbara Ligeti (Producer of Bearing Witness) attend an event in the mid-80s. Tom's one man show, "Walking Point - A Vietnam Voyage." Tom with the VETCO company. Tom Bird, Michael Pritchard & the late Robin Williams working together on a WALKING POINT FOUNDATION comedy mentoring program for Iraq/Afghan vets at The VA Pathway Home Residential Treatment Center in Yountville, California. A documentary directed by Bill Couturie has been in the works -- sizzle reel on Walking Point’s website under “Comedy Heals.” Tom was the keynote speaker on Veterans Day at the Marin County Civic Center. Photo from an article in the Christian Science Monitor with Michael Pritchard. Robin Williams, Pritchard’s best friend, often ran comedy workshops for veterans. Vets (all with traumatic brain injuries) at an art show/reading in Mill Valley, California. Part of Walking Point Foundation.