Like many other Vietnam War veterans, servicemen from the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin say they did not receive much of a homecoming after the war. They, too, often struggled to come to terms with what happened overseas. When tribal member and veteran Robert Webster travels, he often goes one way and comes back another. "My wife asks, 'What are you doing?' I say it's so we don't get ambushed," he said.
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