MSGT William “Bill” E. Lawson is one of them. Bill was in the U.S. Army Special Forces, a Green Beret. The work was hard and dangerous. He was one of the country’s best. Bill was killed in 1967, but it would be 40 years before his family learned the truth about the secret mission that took his life.
“It’s somebody I never knew, although I carried the pride,” Mike Lawson said of his father.