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Commentary sells “company” line

By The Staff

Duty to your country, or football?

Good question.

U. S. Military Academy star senior safety Caleb Campbell and the U.S. Army, however, gave the wrong answer. And  sports editor John Neville had the gall to use David “the Admiral” Robinson’s name in  his  whimsical  column last week on the matter.

I remind  him  that Robinson served two years on real active duty prior to jumping his Navy ship to NBA stardom.

If Campbell—and the Army—valued real commitment, he would have followed his brethren to the sand box instead of Detroit.

Neville chalked the entire matter up to winning percentages, autographs, and stealing 10 minutes of an unsuspecting high school kid’s time, when he should be looking up the word commitment in his dictionary. 

But I guess I’m not surprised. As a former  Soldier and current DA civilian employee, Neville’s  just saying, ‘Sir, yes, sir!’ and selling the company line.

William Wilczewski

(former Soldier

and Turret  sports editor)

Nogales, Ariz.