When we think of veterans, we tend to separate them by era: World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and Post-9/11 are the most common. But there are many problems with this. Those eras simply don't cover everyone who served. Someone who spent all their time in the military during the late 1970s and early 1980s is neither Vietnam-era nor Desert Storm-era.
And there are achievements in the military that are deserving of a medal -- or at the very least, a ribbon. Here are a few awards and decorations we could revive or create that would help fill those gaps. Read more on Military.com.