David Cromwell is currently 74 years of age and was born in Middletown, New York. He had his own medical practice in New York before retiring in Florida. His relation to Amanda Reed is that he is her great uncle on her father’s side. David Cromwell served for a year in the Vietnam as a physician working at a clinic in a relatively safe part of Vietnam before being shipped off to the Ashah Valley where he encountered very difficult circumstances.
Reed, Amanda K., "The Life of a Physician in the Vietnam War" (2016). Vietnam. 16.