It is difficult for those of us who have not served to understand
what that act means. The experience is non-transferrable –
something we can read about, hear stories, watch the news on, but
only those who have been there can know.Until recently, after his
passing, I did not know how much being a Veteran meant to my
91-year-old Great Uncle Vinnie. He served in the U.S. Army Infantry
89th Division under General Patton. He fought in the Battle of the
Bulge and was also part of the first wave of...