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In your summer travels, whether by air, train or bus, you can’t miss the GIs around you in the terminals. Dressed in camo, often with big duffel bags on their shoulders, they’re on their way home after their third or fourth deployment. Or after a quick family visit, they’re on their way back to Iraq or Afghanistan to face yet another year of service in the war zones.

The war has dragged on for years, and in our everyday lives and travels, we tend to forget what our sons and daughters must endure every day they’re away from their families. No matter what your feelings about the war, you know those young men and women are out there fighting for you.

So, when you see those in camo gear during your travels, take a moment to thank them for their service. They’ll appreciate your consideration, and you’ll feel glad about doing those quick, but thoughtful, good deeds.

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