Veterans Day evokes images of graveside wreaths, parades and flags hoisted high in the wind. And why not?
As a grateful nation, we want to express deep appreciation for the service and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans, those who have died and the nearly 22 million living in the United States.
But the men and women who have suffered traumatic injuries while serving and protecting this country deserve more than a symbolic thank you. They need our support and acceptance as they adjust to their “new normal,” not awkward stares when they’re wearing shorts with their prosthetic leg. Read more. (The News Journal)