When a Son Goes to War

San Diego writer Sue Diaz's son, Roman, is about to head back to Iraq for a second 15-month tour of duty. Three years ago, he was a specialist in the Army's First Armored Division. Now, he's got his own unit to command.

In this radio diary, Sue Diaz tells us about how rank isn't the only thing that has changed about this 21-year old soldier:


Sue Diaz, writer, her son Roman is in the Army and heading back to Iraq

This program aired on September 21, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.


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