The government and the people have an obligation to support military veterans even when wars are past.
Lee W. Berry IV is an Army veteran, awarded a Purple Heart and Combat Action Badge for his tour of duty to Iraq. He is an attorney in Clarksville, Tennessee, practicing military and veterans law. He is also a former law clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. The views and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the Army, Army Reserves, or any other entity.