I was at the Old Church in Portland for this event.
Roger and the lovely Jean came out. Thank you. So great to see you both.
Don’ t you just love it when we get to meet up in for real life? (Still looking forward to that moment when I met the folks across the Big Pond.)
It was an evening filled with stories that need to be heard, especially by those who don’t serve, who have never served, whose lives are seemingly not impacted at all by war, except for the taxes they shell out.
So that they know what only a handful of people seem to realize.
America is not at war — the U.S. Military is. One-half of one percent of our population.
The real difference between previous wars and Iraq and Afghanistan?
That great equalizer — the Draft.