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 Memorial Day, as we remember all the brave men and women who have given their lives to protect our freedoms, let's not forget the sacrifices of the military working dogs who have served alongside them. Read Post
The women present were both veterans and still in active military service. One came in uniform, with her tween daughter. As I begin to process the whirlwind, recent Women Veteran Career Development Forum in Washington D.C., I've bee... Read Post