Since October of 2001, the United States has been in constant conflict in Afghanistan. Likewise, the Iraq War lasted nearly nine years, officially ending in 2011.
U.S. Army veteran Rudy Pena was a combat medic for 10 years and now suffers PTSD after being deployed to Iraq twice.
Last August while serving the country, Specialist Malcolm Montgomery learned that he would be preparing for another kind of battle.
My husband is a retired Army Veteran. He served his country for 22 1/2 years. In February 2016 he was diagnosed with ALS.
Army Colonel Morrison had been deployed in Kuwait since last July. Being away from his family for almost a year was painful but he kept it together until this day.