Now that I’m looking back, I admit they were right. Life indeed goes by fast. Way too fast. So fast that it makes me angry.
Memorial Day: Honor Those Who Didn’t Return By Being Better Parent
A veteran says that on Memorial Day, one of the best ways to honor those who have sacrificed for our country is to be a better parent.
Military Service Made Me a Better, More Resourceful Parent
I’ve never required spit-shined shoes or hospital corner bed sheets, but my military service has had a positive influence my kids’ lives.
Wall Reflects Sacrifice Made By Some for All During Vietnam War
The reflective surface had been intentional. People looking at the wall would be looking into the past, their memories, or at least, their history books.
No Military Future for My Son. Ever.
I also won’t let my son play with guns, or ride a bike without a helmet or use heroin. There’s just too much risk. I can live with my son missing out on those things, so long as my son is living.
Veteran of Iraq Remembers One Who Didn’t Escape from War
Muhammad’s father and uncle, each a veteran of war, had been killed by the defeated Iraqi regime. Muhammad was our translator. He was important to all of us.