The Connection

Boatright, Tony
May 2011
PN;May2011, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p42
Trade Publication
The article offers the author's insights on the significance of Memorial Day and Veterans Day. The author discusses the relationship of the general public and the military community wherein he questions the public's reverence or respect for these holidays. He mentions how political infighting and politics threaten the public relationship with the military concerning wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. A brief historical overview on how Memorial Day and Veterans Day were established is also presented. INSET: Did You Know?.


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