Paul Ortiz: The cost of war for veterans and civilians
Paul Ortiz reminds us of the Cost of War with his article in the Gainesville Sun on this Veteran’s Day 2016
As a military veteran who served his country in multiple combat zones in Central America in the mid-1980s, I am asking readers to use this upcoming Veterans Day as a springboard to demand that the United States work energetically to promote peace and nonviolence as the best way to honor the sacrifices of veterans as well as the sanctity of human life.
Every military invasion begets new cycles of lethal violence as we have grimly discovered in Iraq, Libya and other places. The great majority of