- Published: Saturday, 05 April 2008 16:33
- Written by Joseph L. Galloway
From Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan
By Joseph L. Galloway
MCT COLUMN 248
The fifth anniversary of our invasion of Iraq sparked many memories of the beginning of a war that isn't even close to being over and has, so far, consumed the lives of more than 4,000 American troops.
A good friend, Tony Cordero, has written of that day in early spring of 2003 when he and a group of sons and daughters of American military men who were killed during the Vietnam War heard the news that a brand-new war was at hand while they were on their way home from Southeast Asia, where they'd visited the places where their fathers died.
This week, I turn this space over to Tony and his memories: