This election season, we heard politicians of all stripes talk about all of the great things they will do if you entrust them with their vote. But after the polls closed on Election Day, it became clear that many of those plans will never happen.
Maybe if we made our requests for change simpler and narrower, someone would actually do the work and get the job done.
My request is simple. It’s not even for me. It’s for thousands of veterans who honorably served their country and are getting shafted by a simple definition.
Let me give you some context.
When a U.S. service member enlists, he or she agrees to lay down their life for this country. In exchange, this country agrees to provide them with certain benefits for the rest of their lives.