Monthly Archives: November 2014

Commentary: Remembering Our Veterans

Commentary: Remembering Our Veterans By Brian Canning The men and women in uniform — past and present — deserve our understanding and appreciation. I am a veteran, and I’m very proud to say that even though I never set foot on a battlefield and never fired a shot in anger. Every day I sit at work, I have the honor and pleasure to sit next to another veteran, who just like me never went to war. Sgt. Brian Canning circa 1978 At any given moment, less than 1 percent of our population is in uniform and active in our armed forces, and today — above all other days — I hope you would take a moment to think about the men in women currently in uniform and those who have served over the years. In May or June of 1979, I went to the Veterans Affairs office in Washington, D.C., t ... read more

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