Jerry Majetich can’t help but wonder whether national defense shouldn’t have a broader base of support. “Do people understand the sacrifices?” he said. “Do they understand the toll combat, long deployments, not to mention injuries and death, take on a person, a family? Do they understand that my 17-year-old daughter has more memories of me in recovery than before the injury? No, they don’t. Not at all.”
Jerry Majetich can’t help but wonder whether national defense shouldn’t have a broader base of support. “Do people understand the sacrifices?” he said. “Do they understand the toll combat, long deployments, not to mention injuries and death, take on a person, a family? Do they understand that my 17-year-old daughter has more memories of me in recovery than before the injury? No, they don’t. Not at all.” MCT
Jerry Majetich can’t help but wonder whether national defense shouldn’t have a broader base of support. “Do people understand the sacrifices?” he said. “Do they understand the toll combat, long deployments, not to mention injuries and death, take on a person, a family? Do they understand that my 17-year-old daughter has more memories of me in recovery than before the injury? No, they don’t. Not at all.” MCT

All-volunteer military may desensitize U.S. to war, some fear

December 31, 2012 11:37 AM