“Thank you for your service,” that’s the purpose of Veterans Day, to tell those who wore the uniform that we appreciate them. Of course, the focus is on military service. But what often goes overlooked are veterans’ valuable contributions and service to the nation in civilian life.
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Dan Caldwell is a Marine Corps veteran and currently serves as the Issue and Legislative Campaign Manager for Concerned Veterans for America. Dan served in Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 1st Marine Division.
There’s a national consensus that veteran health care needs fixing. My organization has spent years advocating for reforms at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and now lawmakers have the chance to deliver the quality care and timely benefits our veterans deserve.
In September, U.S. military personnel were dispatched to Africa to assist in the fight against the Ebola virus under the banner of “Operation United Assistance.”