31 Dec '12, 6pm

Face of Defense: Army Captain Recalls Journey from Cambodia: Army Capt. Thoeuth Duong, now serving with the Cali...

Face of Defense: Army Captain Recalls Journey from Cambodia: Army Capt. Thoeuth Duong, now serving with the Cali...

Face of Defense: Army Captain Recalls Journey from Cambodia By Army 1st Lt. Will Martin 49th Military Police Brigade SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 31, 2012 – Army Capt. Thoeuth Duong’s life story is a study in contrasts. Parts tragedy and providence, it is torn from the annals of history and speaks to the authenticity of the American dream. Army Capt. Thoeuth Duong, a California National Guardsman serving with the 49th Military Police Brigade in Fairfield, Calif., escaped war-torn Cambodia and is now living the American dream. Courtesy photo (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. For Duong, now serving with the California Army National Guard’s 49th Military Police Brigade, that dream has become reality -- but before the dream, there was the nightmare that was his Cambodian childhood. Born into stark, agrarian poverty in 1969, Duong could have...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=118891

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