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From: "Jonathan Friedman" <jf at ix.netcom.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 21:52:43 UTC
Not really....the definition came from them, (Department of Veterans Affairs) which succeeded the Veterans Administration in 1989. However, common usage is that anyone who served in the military is a veteran. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Carl Cline" <sectnldr at yahoo.com> To: "Jonathan Friedman" <jf at ix.netcom.com>; <acro at gf24.de>; <Planedancer at aol.com> Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2002 4:04 PM Subject: Re: [Acro] RE: Fw: Important News from IAC Headquarters > I bet this is news to the Veterans Administration! > > Carl Cline > > > --- Jonathan Friedman <jf at ix.netcom.com> wrote: > > Navy - Viet Nam - 1965-71 > > > > <<Just curious - how many veterans do we have on this list? > > How many War > > veterans?>> > > > > Just an an aside, a "Veteran" is one who served in the > > military during > > wartime (WWII, Korea, VietNam, Gulf, etc), i.e. a veteran of > > war. > > > > Military persons who served during peacetime (whatever that > > means these > > days) are NOT considered veterans, simply ex-military. > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: <Planedancer at aol.com> > > To: <skybird at optushome.com.au>; <virginia at odysseypub.com>; > > <acro at gf24.de> > > Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2002 11:52 PM > > Subject: [Acro] RE: Fw: Important News from IAC Headquarters > > > > > > > > I was merely trying to point out that sometimes we need to > > sacrifice > > some of our freedoms in order to ensure them for the future. > > Our parents, if > > you are my age any way, had to sacrifice many personal > > freedoms during WWII > > in order to ensure the freedoms we enjoy today. Our nation was > > formed by > > those who chose to pursue individual freedoms and rights and > > the people of > > this nation have fought and died for those very rights through > > out the > > years. > > > > > > Just curious - how many veterans do we have on this list? > > How many War > > veterans? > > > > > > Melanie > > > Desert Storm > > > > > > > > > > > > > __________________________________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > HotJobs - Search new jobs daily now > http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/ >