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MILITARY: Not all Vietnam vets oppose Kerry

Re: “Kerry as secretary of defense would be an insult to Vietnam vets” (Your Voice, 11-20).

I am unhappy that Mike Brown was chosen to speak for all Vietnam veterans where John Kerry as secretary of defense is concerned. Most of us in Vietnam were not West Point graduates, nor did we fly Cobra attack helicopters. Brown is an atypical veteran of that war.

I was a draftee who worked in an office where frequent reports of American violence against Vietnamese civilians went across my desk. The office I worked in had investigators who looked into these allegations, and

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