Redeployment Quotes

Phil Klay
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In Wilmington, you don’t have a squad, you don’t have a battle buddy, you don’t even have a weapon. You startle ten times checking for it and it’s not there. You’re safe, so your alertness should be at white, but it’s not.
-- Sergeant Price (Redeployment paragraph Page 15)

Importance: When Sergeant Price returns home after a deployment, he is still in battle mode. Shopping in Wilmington, it’s difficult for him not to look for snipers. He’s battle-ready, every movement shakes him. But he has no gun in Wilmington. He refers to being off the battlefield as being at “white.” But the transition is not easy.

I tell him we won’t let him die. I don’t know if I’m lying or not.
-- Sergeant Price (Frago paragraph Page 23)

Importance: This quote captures the life and death reality of war and the uncertainty in which the men and women who are in the fight live...

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