• Mickey Euliss overcomes losing arm in Vietnam with golf

    By: Jeff Kolb

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    • Mickey Euliss, of Tulsa, is an Army veteran who lost his left arm fighting in Vietnam
    • As a Rome plow operator in the 27th land clearing task force, Euliss was ambushed on August 14th, 1968. His left arm was shot off. Today he has 136 scars from that ambush and still has shrapnel in his body
    • Since recovering, Euliss has started a family, including two daughters and four grandchildren. He earned two bachelors degrees, his CPA certificate and even a pilots license
    • Euliss says he used sports, including basketball, baseball, golf, tennis and swimming, to move forward in life with one arm

     

     

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