Readers Viewpoint 11-12-2014
Thanks to vets
To the editor:
On Veterans Day, we celebrate the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of almost 22 million living Americans who served our nation in uniform—at home and abroad—during times of both war and peace. On the 11th day of the 11th month, as we have in so many years past, Americans will reflect on our way of life and pay tribute to the men and women who made it all possible.
On this day, in countless ceremonies repeated across the country, Americans will pause to honor those who earned the title of “veteran”—men and women who gave of themselves what no one day of tribute can ever truly honor, and what no words of appreciation can fully acknowledge.
The men and women at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Medical Center and its community outpatient clinics are privileged to serve our nation’s