David Bellavia is co-founder of Vets for Freedom and author of “House to House: A Soldier’s Memoir” (coming to paperback March 18th). He is a former Staff Sergeant in the Army’s First Infantry Division which served in multiple battlefields in Iraq from 2004 to 2005. Learn more about the Heroes Tour at VetsforFreedom.org.
For as long as I have been associated with the military and veteran organizations I have always been proud of the company I've kept.
Starting out in the infantry, as with any profession or vocation, you learn basic skills.