Tour of Duty

Season 1 Episode 18

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Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Mar 19, 1988 on CBS
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Bravo company is on another S&D mission. A new man is on point, and he stops the patrol when he sees some blood, which he follows to a Vietnam booby trap. He's killed. Taylor takes over point, even though he is a short timer. Later, he manages to survive an encounter with an NVA machine gun nest after he destroys it. Taylor must address his mixed emotions about his near return to home. His fear and distaste for Vietnam is equaled only by the darkness of the life waiting for him at home. Taylor, after a "Dear John" phone call from home, signs up for another tour.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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