By Donna E. Elliott
On January 21, 1968, the 282nd AHC was once on a challenge to help U.S. troops lower than siege in Khe Sanh village while the lead helicopter was once shot down via the North Vietnamese. in the middle of the enemy, Jerry Elliott jumped from his gunner's seat to rescue fellow Black Cat infantrymen, and easily vanished. the army indexed him as lacking In Action-MIA-a hellish type that offers neither convenience nor closure to these again home.
Officially special as "Case a thousand" via the dep. of security, Jerry's destiny remains to be doubtful, regardless of a decided quest for the reality through his more youthful sister, Donna. pissed off at approximately each flip by means of the POW/MIA forms, she stoically maintains the search-one that has taken her from Washington, D.C. to Vietnam and again again.
Keeping the Promise is a bittersweet story of a sister's endless commitment to just do that-keep the promise made to her brother, to the households of the POW/MIAs, and most significantly, to these left in the back of in Southeast Asia: we can't cease till each final guy has the fullest attainable accounting.
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