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Many ways to show veterans our thanks


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 11, 2013

~~<p>This Veterans Day provides an opportunity to reflect on the many chapters in the American war chronicles. Among the unhappiest of those had less to do with the battlefield than with the home front. Those who came of age in the Vietnam era remember the unwelcoming attitude many civilians in the anti-war movement adopted toward the soldiers coming home.</p>
<p>Thankfully, that shameful moment in history has long since passed. Regardless of how U.S. military entanglements have been viewed individually, the face shown to veterans recently has been one of overall respect and appreciation.</p>
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This Veterans Day provides an opportunity to reflect on the many chapters in the American war chronicles. Among the unhappiest of those had less to do with the battlefield than with the home front. Those who came of age in the Vietnam era remember the unwelcoming attitude many civilians in the anti-war movement adopted toward the soldiers coming home.

Thankfully, that shameful moment in history has long since passed. Regardless of how U.S. military entanglements have been viewed individually, the face shown to veterans recently has been one of overall respect and appreciation. Login for more...



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