A Documentary In The Making
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."
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 started a fundraising campaign to produce a feature-length documentary film, to be called “Why Can’t We Serve.” The goal is to help shift the military from being behind the times with regard to all people with disabilities, toward a more inclusive position that no longer discriminates.
This worthy project is endorsed by a growing group of forward-thinking organizations and individuals, including:
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