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Yes its that time of year where all DHFs sit on the Group W bench and sing along, with feeling. Because, "If you want to end war and stuff you got to sing loud."

Back when I was stationed at Hunter Army Airfield outside of Savanna GA, there was a fellow that had been through the Whitehall Street induction center and subsequently shipped over to Vietnam for his tour of duty. He had this album and used to play it continuously (or so it seemed) at a volume that carried it down the hall of the barracks so we all could enjoy it as much as he did.

One of the local radio stations (KINK) here in Little Beirut plays this every Thanksgiving. Just a reminder that there used to a thing called the draft.

Repentant ex member of Murder Inc.
Southeast Asia Division

Originally posted to Group W: Resisting War on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 04:24 AM PST.

Also republished by Protest Music and DKos Military Veterans.

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