From Mental Floss:
I can’t begin to imagine how hard it would be to leave my family for months at a time, especially if my destination were Iraq or Afghanistan. And I don’t know how I could deal with my wife being deployed overseas. These reunion videos—for me, at least—shed a tiny beam of light on how emotionally draining being a military family can be. They’ll also make you want a dog. To commemorate Veterans Day, here are some overjoyed dogs greeting returning soldiers.
(via Atheist Media Blog)
Letters of Notes has a letter written by Kurt Vonnegut to his father after getting out of the POW camp. (Click the link to read the rest) Too bad he never wrote a book about his experience as a Prisoner of War.