Aside from some horrific experiences, I have no serious regrets. We graduated a finished product, confident and ready to take on any assignment. Employers knew we needed very little orientation to function independently.
In 2008, the City of Paris offered a 54-year lease to a company that planned to renovate and operate the pool. After years of work, this May the majestic structure finally re-opened and the renovation is quite spectacular.
Think about how much $5 billion could buy in education and re-integration and counseling and all the other things our returning soldiers need. Nobody is going to care who looked cooler than whom in Iraq and Afghanistan - or Vietnam for that matter.
Whether it is austere policemen in combat gear, aproned waiters in the local bar or weather-prepared waste removalists, Italy's array of uniforms is as stylish, seasonal and well-planned as a Milan Fashion Week line up.
As a long row of camouflage-clad U.S. soldiers lined the courtroom wall, lawyers for the five September 11 defendants argued this morning that their clients should also be allowed to wear camouflage or other military-style clothing in the courtroom if they wanted to.