Thoughts that followed this Vietnam veteran home

Jerry Glazer
1 min readJan 26

Of all the bizarre things said to me on the battlefield, it came from a 2nd lieutenant who reviewed my plan for an assignment. Perhaps his training told him to speak only of victory, regardless of a greater chance of failure.

When all was said and done, he said, “See you tomorrow. I’m counting on you and the team.”

Jerry Glazer

Jerry Glazer is an author of short stories, essays and novels. The 1st chapter of his Vietnam memoir can be read for free at