Today comes another Veteran’s Day.  Many of us recall a grandfather who served or an uncle who endured.  But, as Pres. Obama, noted, the same service we grew up hearing about occurs today, everyday.  The 13 who died at Ft. Hood exemplify the thousands who have endured in this generation’s two wars. 

 CW2 (Ret)

 A post the day after Memorial Day about an excellent soldier lost in the killing districts of Baghdad:

The ripple effects of losing an excellent soldier like 1SGT Saenz spread far and wide.  One soldier with a heart of gold enlisted in the active army in response.  Other soldiers simply look back at 1SGT Saenz