On September 25, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Elliot Ackerman was featured on The Washington Post with his new opinion piece on the importance of memorializing the Global War on Terror. He points to the importance of remembering the forgotten war and the positive effects of this war memorial on veterans and civilian society alike.

But this idea, of not imagining the experiences of veterans, only forces those veterans further apart from the society they served.

Elliot Ackerman
Forward Defense

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