As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation's wars.
One in seven Americans lives without health insurance, and that's a truly staggering figure.
The study also included the disturbing revelation that most of the troops who reported having mental health problems also reported that they did not seek or did not receive care for their problems.
Throughout the history of our young nation, we have seen our military go bravely into battle, armed with courage and willing to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Unlike then, the mail stream of today has diminished by such things as e-mails and faxes and cell phones and text messages, largely electronic means of communication that replace mail.
We also very importantly recommend continued growth in the Army and the Marine Corps end strength.
We are particularly interested in the mental health programs and policies that support our troops and their families before, during, and after deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan.