BY Adam Linehan 11 AUG 2016
…Still, their influence alone won’t be enough to overturn a statute written in 1986 that states Congress can only consider a memorial 10 years after the war in question has ended. To overcome that obstacle, they’ll need the help of the post-9/11 veteran community. They’ll need an army of support. In other words, if we want a GWOT memorial built on the National Mall within our lifetimes, it’s on us to make it happen. We’ve managed 15 years of counterinsurgency warfare in some of the world’s most physically complex environments. We can manage this, too.