There’s much to celebrate about America on this Veterans Day


And just like that, the calendar, once again, turns to Veterans Day. 

For me, like many of my fellow veterans, Oregonians and Americans, it is a time to reflect and take stock. One year ago, we “gathered” for a Veterans Day unlike any before it, in a virtual environment that gave us some flexibilities that we never had before, but we had to forego the warmth of being with other people. 

Now, as we cautiously return to an environment more closely resembling normalcy, it’s appropriate to take . . .