Specialist Brett W. Land, a Porterville native, was killed Oct. 30, 2010, in Afghanistan.
Specialist Brett W. Land, a Porterville native, was killed Oct. 30, 2010, in Afghanistan. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
Specialist Brett W. Land, a Porterville native, was killed Oct. 30, 2010, in Afghanistan. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

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David White is a former sportswriter for The Fresno Bee and the San Francisco Chronicle. He is pastor of the Porterville Church of God.