Ardell - This character is an African American soldier who functions as the main character's alter-ego that only the main character can see or hear throughout the play.
Sergeant Brisbey - This character is a soldier at the field hospital in Vietnam who has been crippled by a land mine. This character asks the main character for a gun.
Burns - This character is a trainee who plays craps and is one of two who fail basic training.
The Corporal - This character occasionally leads the trainees in drills. The main character is envious of this character who has already seen combat in Vietnam.
Grennel - This character is a soldier who serves in the field hospital with the main character.
Hendrix - This character is a combat-seasoned soldier and therefore a person with some authority over the trainees, and this character keeps lookout while the...
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