The director of George Mason University's Clinic for Legal Assistance to Servicemembers speaks with Townhall about her program's efforts and how we can encourage those in uniform.
Hint: there are five to choose from.
Rolling Thunder, a biker rally in Washington, D.C. created during the Vietnam War to honor American veterans, comes to the Capitol during Memorial Day weekend during the VA health scandal in which the government has been falsifying information about their ability to help America's veterans.
Memorial Day weekend has come and gone. On this last Tuesday in May we should be careful, however, to make sure the practice of honoring our fallen heroes is not relegated to only one or two weekends every year.
This is the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. The media is doing a lot of retrospectives on this war. I will surely miss the reporting of Michael Kelly.
Memorial Day commemorates the loss of men and women who proudly served their country. In most instances, we know when, where, and how the soldier died. What is never clear, however, is why each did what they did. What was the reason or the clarion call for them? Why did they go?
Every week I get a response from a reader of this column that goes something like this: "Mr Ransom, I really like your email column but aren't you just encouraging the liberal trolls by paying attention to them?"