Title

The Salute

Document Type

1961-1980 Army

Date

2018

Date of Submission

October 2019

Keywords

Mighty Pen Project, Veteran, Memoir, Vietnam, Burial, Casualty of War, Honor, Grief, Closure

Abstract

A soldier returns from Vietnam to accompany the body of a young warrior to his small Virginia town.

Articles, stories, and other compositions in this archive were written by participants in the Mighty Pen Project. The program, developed by author David L. Robbins, and in partnership with Virginia Commonwealth University and the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond, Virginia, offers veterans and their family members a customized twelve-week writing class, free of charge. The program encourages, supports, and assists participants in sharing their stories and experiences of military experience so both writer and audience may benefit.

Rights

© The Author(s)

Is Part Of

Mighty Pen Project

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