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By Donna E. Elliott

On January 21, 1968, the 282nd AHC was once on a venture to help U.S. troops lower than siege in Khe Sanh village while the lead helicopter used to be shot down through the North Vietnamese. in the course of the enemy, Jerry Elliott jumped from his gunner's seat to rescue fellow Black Cat squaddies, 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 one thousand through the dep. of safeguard, Jerry's destiny continues to be doubtful, regardless of a made up our minds quest for the reality by way of his more youthful sister, Donna. pissed off at approximately each flip by way of the POW/MIA forms, she stoically keeps 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 never-ending commitment to do exactly 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 will not cease until eventually each final guy has the fullest attainable accounting.

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