- In the fall of '67, Owen Meany made a deal with Major General LaHoad; he was not appointed LaHoad's aide-de-camp—LaHoad was too proud of the commendations that Owen received as a casualty assistance officer.p. 541.4
- Apparently, Owen had made a favorable impression upon some grieving Arizona family who had connections at the Pentagon; through the chain of command, the major general had received a special letter of commendation—the Casualty Branch at the post had reason to be proud: a Second Lieutenant Paul 0.p. 505.3
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