Veterans Day is this Sunday, Nov. 11, and Evanston Patch wants to mark the occasion by sharing photos of Evanston's servicemen and women in uniform.
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Sunday, November 11, 2012
Veterans Day is this Sunday, Nov. 11. To honor local veterans, we invite you to share photos of Evanston servicemen and women so the whole city can honor those who serve our nation. Just click the green "Submit Your Photos" button above the photos or at the bottom of this article to add yours, along with a caption. Also, leave shoutouts to veterans you know in the comments below.
John Graf, William Green and Jack Jadel share their perspectives on life in the U.S. military.
Today is Veteran’s Day, which, to many school-age children, is simply a "get-out-of-jail-free" card. These days, with so many videogames portraying military combat as a realistic game stamped with a “mature” rating, I'd hoped to connect a human face with the Veteran's Day holiday for those children who might not otherwise have a clue about why they have a day off from school. However, I must confess: I’m one of those parents who’s allowed her children to play videogames with war themes. I opened that floodgate years ago and continue to watch how much more realistic, bloody, violent and addictive the games have become. I’m not proud of having opened that door, and to assuage my guilt, I looked forward to interviewing some real-life war …