A Son Is Killed In War- His Surgeon Dad Does The UNTHINKABLE
Bill’s son, First Lt. Nathan Krissoff of Reno, Nev., was killed in Iraq a year ago. Bill needed to find a way to honor his son. So, being an orthopedic surgeon, he made a decision that surprised the world — he enlisted in the Navy Medical Corps in the hope of being assigned to Iraq. At 61 years old, people thought he was too old to be considered, let alone sent to Iraq. After all, he was past the enlistment age limit, and getting an age waiver could take a year.