“A Tiger Among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley”
Authors: Bennie Adkins and Katie Lamar Jackson; Foreword by Chuck Hagel
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Price: $27.00 (Hardcover)
The title cries out to be interpreted in two ways. And I will take the bait.
Yes, there is a tiger among us and that tiger is Command Master Sergeant Bennie Adkins of Opelika, Alabama, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Adkins, originally a farm boy from Waurika, Oklahoma, was taken into the Army in 1956.