Billy Ryan will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on May 10. But if the funeral happens in the afternoon, the date already will be May 11 in Da Nang, because Vietnam runs 12 time zones ahead of the East Coast.[Read More]
That means Ryan, home at last, will be buried 48 years after his plane crashed, nearly to the hour.
Welcome home, Marine.
With occasional, fatigued glances at life's rear-view mirror from the other side of time.