Saturday, August 16, 2008

A Son Goes Off To War

A touching essay by retired U.S. Marine Colonel, James Zumwalt...

For three years, I knew this day would come. I thought I would be prepared. Coming from a family whose proud military heritage dates to this country's founding, and having served in the Marines for a quarter-century and lost a brother to war-related causes, I felt ready for any challenge military life might bring.

I was not.

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