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LETTER: Instead of war with Iran, bring troops home (Opinion)


To please the president or is it the president pleasing his national security adviser, John Bolton, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to engage America into a war with Iran?

It’s very traumatic to experience the death of a loved one. But even in war, the trauma of killing and killing leaves a very distinct imprint of guilt on one’s soul.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder taxes one’s soul.

How many wars can one man’s conscious handle before one only option is suicide when returning to civilian life?

You promised to bring them home, Mr. President. Bring them home.

Steve Kopa


Funerals for Monday, June 17, 2019

Baker, Peggy - 11 a.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Goff, Joyce - 1 p.m., Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Kirby, Helen - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Kizer, Ernest - 1 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Leach, Robert - 5 p.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Sheets, Jonathan - 2 p.m., O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Sturm, John - 11 a.m., Simpson Creek Baptist Church, Bridgeport.

Suttle, James - 2 p.m., Wallace & Wallace Chapel, Rainelle. ements.

Wood, E.C. - 1 p.m., Humphrey's Memorial United Methodist Church, Sissonville.

Woodall, Kennedy - 11 a.m., Forest Hills Cemetery, Flatrock.