In Gratitude of a Father's Service to His Country

November 11, 2014 1:07 AM

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I likely won't get through this without crying, but Veterans Day was never about celebration anyway, so I'm okay with that.

Every Veterans Day, I've know exactly whom I wanted to honor. Stationed behind enemy lines as an Air Force aircraft mechanic during the Korean Conflict, my father was the bravest, most stoic man I knew -- and while he spoke very little of his time in combat, his commitment to his country was of para...

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