On the 90th Veterans Day, Americans remember the military service of men and women who don't always cherish their own memories of the sacrifices they made. "Most veterans spend the best part of their life after that trying to forget," said Paul Coen, a World War II Army medic who rushed the beach during the invasion of Normandy and spent 11 months as a prisoner of war. But there is one ceremonial event Coen always appreciates: "I like Veterans Day parades.
This Veterans Day is an especially painful reminder of the immeasurable sacrifices American military men and women make every day to protect our nation. Even as tens of thousands of U.S. troops remain in Iraq and thousands more are ... Read Post
As printed in the Washington Times' Veterans Day Special Report On Veterans' Day, we pay particularly close attention to the men and women who make extraordinary sacrifices to defend our nation. We honor their service to our country... Read Post