The Why Can't We Serve documentary has been completed and will soon be distributed throughout the country as widely as possible. The project's history is captured in Marty Klein's newsletters, which are available on the Project Updates page.
An excellent article by David Barno and Nora Behsahel shares some very valid thoughts on how to show your appreciation when you meet someone who is or was in the armed forces. Their suggestions are worth practicing all the time, not just on Veteran's Day. Take a few moments to read "How to Talk to a Veteran."
An article on the Memorial Day observance in Kingston, NY, in 2015 contains thoughts that are well worth sharing. To read the article, go to this YouTube page and click on "Show More." You'll also hear a recording of an excerpt from the keynote address.
The Americans with Disabilities Act requires all major businesses and corporations to hire people with disabilities. This applies to most government agencies as well, with one glaring exception—the U.S. military, which is not required to comply with the ADA.
Author, disability activist, and blind Air Force veteran Marty Klein has completed production of a feature-length documentary film called “Why Can’t We Serve.” The goal is help reduce the number of veteran suicides taking place in our country every day, as well as raise the standard of living for all people with disabilities.
This worthy project is endorsed by a growing group of forward-thinking organizations and individuals, including:
Explore this website to learn about the need for the documentary. Consider supporting it with a financial contribution and by adding your thoughts to our Comments page.