Thank you isn't enough for vets
Being a veteran carries a badge mixed with pride and shame.
Especially combat veterans, who we have tried to touch base with periodically. It's a wrenching assignment for both interviewer and interviewees.
They're a tough bunch reluctant to discuss their war experiences. Their duty was horrendous, many admit through tears.
They committed unspeakable acts that left them or their fellow soldiers dead, wounded or suffering from mental illness.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you.