Tour of Duty

Season 1 Episode 11

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Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 07, 1988 on CBS
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One of a GI's big events is the arrival of his mail. When Zeke opens his mail to find that his ex-wife, it is to find that she is complaining that he is not writing letters home often enough to their 3-year-old daughter. Zeke already has enough responsibilities... this one isn't wanted. However he has little time to worry about it before he finds himself out on patrol. Goldman orders the squad forward when Anderson warns that they are walking into trouble, Anderson scouts out ahead and ends up in a near-lethal mortar barrage. Anderson is nearing his limit when he finds out that the squad's next destination is a valley where Zeke's last outfit was nearly wiped out. Anderson fights going tooth-and-nail and it is obvious to everyone that Zeke is falling apart. There is little time to help him, though, as the men have to consider their mission first. The squad ends up going after a downed flyer... and while Zeke continues to deteriorate.moreless

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Stephen Caffrey

Stephen Caffrey

Lt. Myron Goldman

Kim Delaney

Kim Delaney

Alex Devlin

John Dye

John Dye

Private Francis 'Doc Hock' Hockinberry

Alan Scarfe

Alan Scarfe

Col. Stringer

Terence Knox

Terence Knox

Sgt. Zeke Anderson

Eric Bruskotter

Eric Bruskotter

Pvt. Scott Baker

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