Monday, October 1, 2007

Op-ed in Fayetteville Observer by Democratic Army Veteran

Vets act for those who still serve

By Phillip Hunter Gilfus

I got recalled this month. After serving as a maintenance officer in the Army, including a deployment to Iraq, I thought I had hung up my beret and put away my boots for good. My service to my country and the military was over.

But I got called back.

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1 comment:

jane rule said...

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