Saturday, January 3, 2015
Mission Ends? Sacrifices Not Over
While the U.S. militarys' combat mission in Afghanistan has ended the sacrifices continue. Thousands of U.S. military personnel will continue to serve in Afghanistan, and despite the "non-combat" role, some of them will remain in the path of danger. Still more thousands are going to spend the next several years - and perhaps all of their life - recovering from broken families, divorces, mental health issues, and serious wounds and injuries. Read more in "Mission Ends in Afghanistan, but Sacrifices Are Not Over for U.S. Soldiers", The New York Times, by Dave Philipps, December 31, 2014.