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Salute to Soldiers

May 23, 1991

Thanks Nuestro Tiempo. You told me about the salute to the Persian Gulf troops at Plaza Olvera. I was particularly interested in going to it because I am a Vietnam veteran. I came home from Vietnam in a 747 with nothing but the wounded and dead. I got off the plane at Travis Air Force Base and no one was waiting to greet us. Not even my familia , other than my wife, said, "Welcome home."

I am happy for these guys from Desert Storm. But I'm sad for my buddies. We've learned to adjust. We did our job.

DAVID V. RODRIGUEZ

Anaheim

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