Happy Veterans Day to the ones who serve. I'm talking about the children of veterans. Whatever we might think about America's current wars, the policies and actions of our government are not their doing.
When it comes to war, our veterans often get lost in discussions defined by heated political opinions on either side. This Veterans Day, we'd like to put politics aside and focus on the soldiers and veterans themselves.
For some veterans, the healing cannot begin until we enlist in another war at home. Since joining the ranks of gay veterans, I have publicly called this war a battle for equality, integrity, and many other powerful platitudes
The stigma associated with seeking mental health care -- in addition to our cultural reluctance to admit mental health concerns -- prevent many of the brave men and women in our armed forces from obtaining proper treatment.