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WILL AMERICA CONTINUE TO MISEDUCATE ITS CHILDREN ABOUT REAL COSTS OF WAR????

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FIEST OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS COMES EACH DECEMBER 28TH, WILL AMERICA CONTINUE TO MISEDUCATE ITS CHILDREN ABOUT REAL COSTS OF WAR????

 

By Kevin Stoda, lifelong American Educator and Patriot

 

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I came across this recent article and relevant year-beginning topic on how the U.S. government, the USA military leadership, and Americans in general continue to neglect American veterans--while failing to educate its populace about the real costs of wars.  

 

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The articles was in Stars and Stripes and on several NPR news programs.   It is entitled, "Brain Wars:   How America's Military is Failing its Wounded". It was written/compiled by ProPublica's   T. Christian Miller.

 

A few years back, I wrote a lengthy blog on how the USA always fails its youthful soldiers and then asks the future, current, and older generations to keep paying the costs--over and over.   That article was called, " SOME PARENTS OF VETERANS COMING HOME FROM IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN ARE HAVING TO GIVE UP RETIREMENT TO TAKE CARE OF THEIR BRAVE OFFSPRING ."

 

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My piece was originally a four part piece that I spliced together to create a sense of connectedness--where I, as a lifelong educator--have found society, media, and schools--and even America's AARP--failing to connect issues properly as costs and burdens of war incapacitate my homeland.

 

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