One of those canisters went to a young MP named Mickey DePalo stationed in Long Binh. Today, he's the chairman of Burbank's Veterans Commemorative Committee.
“That was kind of nice, you know? Getting mail was always a great thing, but when I got a film canister from Burbank High, that was a great surprise,” he said.
A veteran once told me I should thank people in military services every chance I get. I don't as much as I should, and I don't know many who do.