Perhaps to a degree not seen before, news outlets, politicians of every stripe and wounded warrior charities have turned an intense spotlight on problems service members and veterans have faced on returning from war. Have the costs of war been so magnified by these trends as to obscure, or even distort, the more common positive experiences of volunteers who gain from service valuable skills and robust benefits? For more on this issue, see this Military Advantage blog post.
Attractions of Service Obscured by Costs of War?
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