Veterans remembered for military service and civilian support

MilSuccessNet welcomes the words of James E. Koutz, of Boonville, Indiana, National Commander of The American Legion  to mark this Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2012.

Commander Koutz heads the nation’s largest organization of wartime veterans with 2.4 million members. Below is his guest post  entitled:

Every Day is Veterans Day

American Legion Commander Koutz

Commander James E. Koutz of The American Legion

When people think of veterans, they often think of warriors, but Hurricane Sandy offers just the latest reminder of the significant humanitarian and often times life-saving work performed by our veterans on a daily basis.

As Sandy was still wreaking devastation on the east coast, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard members mobilized on the opposite coast –at March Air Reserve Base in California to trek nearly 3,000 miles to assist their fellow Americans. [Read more…]