Fifty-two years and the wound in my heart still has not healed. On board the U.S.S. Conway DDE-507. We recruited members of the Brigade 2506, we trained , armed and transported them with promise of Air Support. We escorted them to Big of Pigs. The shooting started....they fought until the last bullet, while we on orders from our Commander in Chief, JFK, were forced to turn and run. Fifty-two years....and that wound in my heart still does not heal.