A Soldier's Life

Adam Ferguson's excellent photography brought it all back home [Oct. 12]. Medevacs removing the wounded, sentries monitoring the perimeter, soldiers shaving with whatever was available — Vietnam all over again. Until the U.S. leadership looks at our history, we will never learn from our mistakes. I was in the eighth grade when the first Tennessee soldier was killed in Vietnam in 1962, and 10 years later I was fortunate to return from service with the 1st Air Cavalry Division in Vietnam. Let's hope the decision makers review Ferguson's work while examining the war in Afghanistan.
Bryce Sanders, CLARKSVILLE, TENN.,...

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