Vietnam Vet With Dementia Reassured When Colonel Tells Him ‘Your duty is done’

It has been decades since Lawrence Silk foughtthrough three different tours in Vietnam – but due to his dementia, he still wakes up some days and feels like he has to ship out and start fighting once more. As a means of soothing his troubled mind, however, Lt. Col. Andy LaFrazia stopped by the veteran’s bedside…

One Response to Vietnam Vet With Dementia Reassured When Colonel Tells Him ‘Your duty is done’

  1. William Hicks August 18, 2017 at 8:43 am

    This was the most frequent nightmare I had for three years after I returned to “The World” from Vietnam. Fortunate for me, I would wake up from that nightmare and it eventually just went away.

    To be trapped in dementia, with this as my life would have put me right where Lawrence is at today. I’m blessed.

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