Vultures' Row - Task & Purpose
Field litter ambulances (FLAs) arrive with simulated patients at Amedee Army Airfield, California, during the United States Forces Command Medical Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise, Nov. 2, 2019

'Thank you for service' now applies to far more people than our nation's veterans

Hopefully we’ll come to recognize more forms of courage than just “going downrange,” and it turns out even your grocer has some.

Spc. Sarah Henderson, a flight engineer with the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, scans the outlying neighborhoods of Jalalabad, Afghanistan while crouched on the rear door of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter. Spc. Henderson's aircraft, assigned to Task Force Lighthorse, plays an important role in the train, advise and assist strategy for Afghanistan by flying NATO coalition advisors to work with their Afghan counterparts.

Understanding the sacrifice and sunk cost of the war in Afghanistan

Perhaps the military is learning about the sunk cost fallacy.