You are correct, my omission as I was targeting the NFL Mgt and coaches. But yes, plenty of non combatants are painfully aware as you state. Case in point, the Nurses at 93rd evac hospital May 9 1968 as NVA rockets pounded the hospital compound as they feverishly worked to get their patients under beds.
Never in combat but acted as a stretcher bearer for the DC-9 Nightengales that were taking the serious wounded from VN to hospitals closest to their home so they could rehabilitate. I was never so saddened or honoured to help them.
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