Despite his claims to respect veterans more than anyone, President Donald Trump has frequently made offensive statements about members of the armed forces and their families.
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Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), who was shot down over Iraq, said Steven Bradbury's approval of torture methods put soldiers in danger.
After all, Kerr is speaking from personal experience. He was deployed as an Army officer under the 101st Airborne division
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“Chip in to fly him to the conflict zone of his choosing,” says Cameron Kerr, who got his medal after losing a leg.
Just as candidate Trump arose from the slime of racism, misogyny and ignorance that has festered in the Republican Party for so very long, so too did his words and views towards military veterans.
During its 224-year existence, it has seen changes in name, purpose and award eligibility criteria reflecting the changing nature of warfare, but also the changing character of the nation that sends its men and women into harm's way.
Your total lack of understanding of what goes on in a combatant’s mind is evident.
"You had your chance. You escaped."
"Donald Trump has not sacrificed for this country and he does not understand duty to any cause other than himself."