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Author and Vietnam veteran Tim O’Brien wrote, “the thing about remembering is that you don’t forget.” As the situation in Iraq deteriorates to levels not seen since 2007, Americans must decide how we will remember the role our country played there for the last decade. For Iraq War veterans, remembering the war can be bittersweet and frustrating, and lead to many questions about whether the years spent in combat were a waste --- a waste of time, a waste of money, a waste of life. However, it is important not to dwell on the past, look toward the future, and to fight this narrative.

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