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Reflections on the brutality of serving during Vietnam
Stephen Saunders, a 1965 graduate of Brodhead High School, is shown in a photo taken just before he left for Vietnam on May 30, 1966. (Photo supplied)
Editor's note: The following essay was submitted by Stephen Saunders, who joined the Army after graduating from Brodhead High School in 1965. He left for Vietnam on May 30, 1966. The Vietnam War was brutal for those of us who fought it on the ground.