From the December 1979 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

No Compromise

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

In this department last month, the item headed "'Dishonorable'?" began a story continued here-but perhaps not concluded.

When a 41-year-old Brooklyn letter carrier opened his own mailbox on a recent day, he found a large brown envelope, which, as he later recalled, sent him into a "state of total excitement."

The return address was the Department of the Army in...

-- Joseph P. Fried