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Vietnam-era vet discusses rejoining Army after 9/11

Author Bob Shano talks about his new book "Never Too Old for War" and signs copies from 1 to 4 p.m. April 27 at the Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W. Alder St.

Shano - a U.S. Army Vietnam-era veteran and native of the Bronx - felt compelled by the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to return to the ranks as an infantry soldier.

Shano has served in the Army as an infantryman, left the service in 1986 and had been out of the Army for 16 years.

When he re-enlisted, he served alongside a new generation of infantry, some of them 30 years younger th...


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