The Greatest Generation, Redux

November 2012
Moderate Voice;11/22/2012, p11
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The article offers the author's insight on the recognition being given to American veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The author highlights the tendency of the mass media to forget the centrality and military leadership and the daily bravery and sacrifices of individuals in the enlisted ranks carrying orders as most writings focus on the role of famous generals. The author discusses ways to recognize the contribution of the existing generation of lower ranks veterans to the country.


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