Veterans/Armistice Day

It’s Veterans’ Day here in the United States, and Armistice Day in much of Europe. This is a day to remember the human toll of war on those who fight it even as, in the words of the UN charter, we seek to “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind.”

At this moment, it is worth noting that the United States has been at war in Afghanistan since October 2001, making it twice as long as the war for which Armistice day is remembered.  These vets deserve our support, and to that end Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is an important organization looking out for their interests.