Walt Cronin

About the Author
Walt Cronin was with the III Marine Amphibious Force, Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam, 1970-71. He is a songwriter as well as a poet and his songs are posted on Airplay Direct.

http://airplaydirect.com/music/waltcronin/ (songs, lyrics and notes)

"I'm trying to bring attention to the plight of the returning veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. PTSD is epidemic."

Author's Web Site: www.thegousters.com

A Place Beyond The Tears (11/4/10)
Welcome home, my brothers and sisters,
Your time has come to heal;
Though just nineteen and crucified,
By your government's need to kill.