Saturday, August 14, 2004

Another of Many Grim Reminders

I believe it is important always to bear in mind the sacrifices soldiers and theirt families make, and especially the ultimate sacrifice that is too often necessary. We need not dwell on such things, but we must bear them in mind.

Toward that end, here are some recollections of a man who had the unenviable job of notifying Marine families of their sons' deaths during the Vietnam war. It contains some rough language in two places but is worth reading, I believe.


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