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Veterans Aren't Superheroes

Wayne360 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 11:56 AM
That's why anyone that runs for public office should be required to serve in the military-peace core-commmunity service (other than politics) or some other type of capacity or another.

It’s tempting to think of warriors as different from the rest of us—they somehow feel less pain and fear than ordinary people. Only when we recognize that fighting men and women have the same fears and desires we all do can we recognize the real nature of their courage and sacrifice.

A smart friend said that or something pretty close. It has affected the way I think about bravery.

Not having served, I’m grateful to those who did, and those who are. I’m also grateful to their families and loved ones. The burden...