CANTREL AND HIS COMRADES DURING THIS YEAR'S STAND DOWN EVENT. Photo provided
Loranian, Michael Cantrell, served as a U.S. Marine in the Vietnam War from 1966 until 1969 and participated in the Tet Offensive of 1968. Like all war time experiences, it was a time that few men want to talk about and relive. Many came home scarred and damaged from all they had seen and done. Many had demons to slay, and Mike was no exception. When he returned home, it was to a less-than-warm . . .