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Ray Stubbe, an Army chaplain, talked about his daily life as troops endured the Vietnam War.
“I would go from bunker to bunker and trench to trench holding little prayer services about five, six, seven minutes long,” he told WTMJ’s John Mercure.
Stubbe explains that he was limited to a half a dozen people because a single round could kill them all.
“I (did) several dozen of these little services, but basically that was my day.”
Mercure asked Stubbe how tough it was to do his job when there was death and destruction all around him.
“You go on automatic, just like the Marines did. You don’t have time to think. You really aren’t thinking, you’re just doing. You just do what you do, I guess. You don’t think that it’s tough, you really don’t have the emotions then, you’re just numb.”