Parting Shot

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Story Birney Imes

To get a sense of the 29-year Army career of West Point’s Randy Jones, all one needs to view is a framed composite on display in the retired helicopter pilot’s family room. The arrangement contains two photographs and a letter Jones received from his commanding officer after the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu, a mission Jones led. The handwritten letter, shown above, speaks for itself.