My first combat was only a few days after I arrived in Vietnam. The invincibility of my youth left me swiftly. I wrote each letter home with care, for I suddenly knew that each letter might be the last words. Luke records some of Christ last words.
Lessons Learned by Veteran: For Memorial Day or Veteran’s Day
Scripture: Luke 23:34
This sermon is adapted from my book, An Enlisted Man’s Point of View: Lessons Learned in the 199th 1966-1967. It is nonfiction, a memoir of combat and its result, PTSD. Pastor Lee Houston
My first combat was