"There are 2.8 million veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars back in the U.S. today. They face unique challenges that require unique solutions, and they deserve more from us than a few passing moments of approval. On this Veterans Day, let's resolve to really honor America's fighting men and women by guaranteeing these four things:"1. Find a job for every veteran.
"After more than a decade of bloody conflict, the men and women who fought two long post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are home now and having a harder time finding jobs than non-veterans.
"'When people look at veteran unemployment, they tend to judge it against civilian unemployment, but veterans are a proven capability,' Meg Harrell, the director of the Army Health Program at RAND, told U.S. News & World Report. 'In my mind, I never want veteran unemployment to be at civilian unemployment [levels].'"
Visit the article and read the other three guarantees. It is the very least...the absolute minimum we owe these men and women for the sacrifices they have been forced to make due to controversial -- if not outright illegal -- government policies.