5/5 Why We Fight

“Soldiers do what they do out of a selflessness and a willingness to give without hope of reward. They do it for their family, they do it for their country, but most of all, and what I’ve found, is they do it for each other. The man on the left, the man on the right.”

Joseph L. Galloway Jr., Journalist, Vietnam War and Global War on Terror

The men and women who serve in the military do so for a variety of reasons. Some are driven by patriotic ideals. Some are looking for more opportunities in life. Others hope to experience different cultures and travel. All are willing to sacrifice their time, talents, and a measure of their personal freedom for their country. These stories explain why veterans sacrifice so much to serve.

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