Last night Chris and I braved the incredible rush hour traffice in D.C. to attend a book-signing event for William Greider -- the book, Come Home America. The event was co-hosted by Campaign for America's Future Co-director, Robert Borosage and the AFL, Executive Vice PresidentArlene Holt Baker at AFL National Headquarters.
Those who Serve the Country Serve the Whole Country and Thus Should Be Given the 'Honor' and 'Respect' Due Them when Returned to this soil after Dying during that Service!!
There are some groups of people who welcome home the returning soldiers in airports and other transportation points.
We organize rallies for the families and communities on the return of locally based Units of the Reserves, National Guard, and on Army and Marine bases.
The above subject title is the forth addition in a week long series at Salon.com by Mark Benjamin and Michael de Yoanna on the returned Soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan called "Coming Home". It's the open window into what happens to some after serving in man's hell on earth, Wars and Occupations of Choice!<!--Break-->
Field Producer Robin On Veterans and the Petition Delivery, a very moving, and short read, of her travels with the Homeless Veterans to
the FOX media New York city studios.
A sample below: