Letters: Jun. 23, 1997

WINGS OF DESIRE

"If everyone in the armed forces who committed adultery and lied about it was discharged, the U.S. would be totally unprotected." FLORENCE L. EGAN Newington, Conn.

One problem with comprehending the case of Air Force First Lieut. Kelly Flinn [SEX IN THE MILITARY, June 2] is that many individuals have never been in the military and therefore do not understand it. Since people in the service deal with life and death, the armed forces cannot be compared with any other human endeavor. Civilians must accept the idea that those in command must be held to a high and...

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