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Veterans Day a time to reflect

November 11, 2010
Mining Journal

There are veterans and then there are veterans. Without diminishing anyone's military service to our country, especially on this Veteran's Day, I want to talk to just a few of our veterans. Those I'm reaching out to constitute approximately eight or nine percent of one percent of our population: One percent of us are in the military. It takes about sixteen military personnel to support each person (the eight or nine percent of the one percent) "on the line" with a gun. The rest of you go sit in the shade and watch the parade go by.



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