The first support of our troops is to respect their families and lives by not putting them at risk unnecessarily. I am among hundreds of writers documenting the declassified evidence that proves the “leadership” of both parties lied to begin illegal Wars of Aggression. The best support of our troops is to understand this evidence, encourage our military to refuse further engagement in illegal wars, and bring our troops home to their families.
The second support of our troops is to recognize the trauma of combat and help their transition to civilian life. Today, 130,000 veterans are homeless; twice that number will experience homelessness for part of the year. One third of all homeless men are US veterans. As I’ve documented in the cost of these illegal Wars of Aggression in money and lives: