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Top of Mind With Julie Rose

22 AUG 2016

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are now America’s longest active conflict – nearing 15 years of deployments, 7,000 service members dead and more than 50,000 wounded. But if you go to America’s front lawn—the National Mall in Washington, DC—you will not find a memorial to those men and women.  World War I, II, Vietnam and Korea War veterans all have a monument of remembrance there, but not Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans. Even the question of what to call such a memorial is unclear, frankly.  And there’s the little matter of a US law that says a war must be over for 10 years before a national memorial can be built for it.
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