Letters to the Editor

Letter: Veteran thanks stranger for lunch

While eating lunch at the Marriott Hotel on Oct. 12, the waitress informed me that she had good news.

A lady whose father also was a combat veteran and was no longer here saw my Vietnam veteran’s hat and was paying for lunch for my wife and me. Interestingly, she was thinking of her father, and Oct. 12 was my father’s birthday. My wife and I enjoyed lunch. Many thanks.

Robert Jones

LTC USA (Ret)

Cedar Rapids

Give us feedback

We value your trust and work hard to provide fair, accurate coverage. If you have found an error or omission in our reporting, tell us here.

Or if you have a story idea we should look into? Tell us here.

CONTINUE READING

MORE Letters to the Editor ARTICLES TO READ NEXT ...

Hello! I am a fourth-grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we research a state for our State Fair, and I have chosen your state. I am very excited to learn more about the great state of Iowa as I work on my report. Whi ...

If President Donald Trump can solicit $30 million or more from the Pentagon for a parade, why not use that for veterans in VA hospitals? Use it for more doctors and nurses so that our veterans are not put on waiting lists. I'm sur ...

Give us feedback

We value your trust and work hard to provide fair, accurate coverage. If you have found an error or omission in our reporting, tell us here.

Or if you have a story idea we should look into? Tell us here.