R | | Drama, War, Romance
A Sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Viet Nam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old Army buddy.
The film's closing credits declare: "Special thanks to the Honor Guards and Bands of all Services: Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, for their pride and devotion in attending the last call for their fallen comrades at Arlington National Cemetery".
The peace loving people of Vietnam, My Ass. A more bellicose race of people i have never known
Sgt. Major Nelson isn't wearing the National Defense Service medal ribbon. Created in 1953, he should have it and a star attachment denoting his service during Korea and Vietnam.
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