An astonishing statistic mentioned on the current edition of CNN's This Week at War: 70 percent of America's troops in Iraq have received enemy fire or returned fire, the highest percentage in history of direct troop involvement in combat.
America's all-volunteer military is not receiving the veteran's benefits they need. We express gratitude to our war dead by prayers and memorials. We must express gratitude to our veterans by rendering practical help.
Visit the National Veterans Foundation site for more information.