I drank for the 1st year after my return to "the World". I wanted to forget, try to forgive, and to re-establish a place in "the World".
It took several years for me to understand his statements. But I now understand and agree. We go because we are sent. But we serve, because it is our duty. We do not question, we just do it.
We should stand in defense of the weak, oppressed, infirm, uneducated, and helpless. We should serve our country for a mandatory period, whether it is in armed service, political service, medical service, or human services.
War is a terrible thing. Sometimes the wrong people die. But we must defend our country and ensure that there are no more Hitlers, Hussains, or Mussolinis, to name a few, to act as tyrants to endanger our liberty and our freedom.
U.S. Army Spec 5
March 1968 – November 1970 (2 years 9 months)
Service - Republic of Vietnam May 1969 - November 1970
Basic - Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
Advanced Individual Training - Ft. Monmouth, NJ
U.S. Army Signal Center and School
Crypto, Radio & Teletype Maintenance
“I am only one, but I am one. I can't do everything, but I can do something. The something I ought to do, I can do, and by the grace of God, I will.” ~Everett Hale
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