The Longest War: Let's Honor Their Memory on Memorial Day

The Global War on Terror has gone on longer than any other war, let's honor these war dead.

This Memorial Day, we have a special debt, as a nation. We honor our war dead from the Revolutionary War through the…

The "Global War on Terror" has had America's armed forces continuously engaged since 2003. I remember the day when President George W. Bush announced the war's beginning. Many Gen-Xers joined the military to fight in this war, and many are still fighting it 15 years later. Some have left the service, dealing with the same challenges of PTSD, physical injuries and nightmares as their predecessors in Vietnam, Korea, and two World Wars. Nearly 7,000 have given their lives in the latest war, which still rages in places like Afghanistan and Syria.

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