This Memorial Day, Americans should realize that supporting veterans with jobs and education isn't just about repaying our debt to them. The care of veterans and their families is also a national security imperative if the US is to maintain an effective all-volunteer force.
Army beret: Those who tend to confuse US Army soldiers with beatniks will soon have one less excuse. The Army is ditching the black beret in favor of a more practical patrol cap.
Last WWI veteran: Buckles had been advocating for a national memorial honoring veterans of the Great War in the nation's capital and asked about its progress weekly, sometimes daily.