If America does not want to honor or respect our returning Vets from what ever time era we should not be making war for them to become Veterans. I'm a Vietnam Vet, I'm still waiting for my welcome home. That's 45 years of waiting and now I could care less. But don't do this to our other Vets.
I am also a Vietnam Vet and I do care. I finally got a welcome home from the State of NC last year.
The War Memorials should never be closed as they were paid for in blood,sweat and tears by our Vets. This is another slap in the face by our leaders if you can call them that.
You don't get thank you enough for your service. But then so was our Vietnam veterans were mistreated.
I served 21 years an
Having the VA was a good start but way more is needed now!!
As I understand it, The History of America shows that our Men and Women have stepped up and "Devoted" their Lives at times, to for the United States of America! During a Soldiers Tenure in the service of their country, "All gave some, some gave all." Their are tales of Bravery, Courage, Risking their Life, for their Brother's and Sister's in Arms.
Every good soldier who is sent to war by this nation is number 1 in my book.
With EVERY generation in war, the USA has no right to treat the ones sacrifizing their lives and health, without respect and dignity!!! Shame on you America!!!!
God bless our military!!!
We must support out troops, for their service ,and sacrifice