If you live in the United States, November 11 is Veterans Day. Go out and thank a veteran for his or her service under fire. For every one you see today, there will be many, many others -- friends, comrades, family members -- the ghosts who never returned from war. You don't have to agree with the political reasoning behind each war in order to thank an individual veteran for willing and selfless service to the cause of freedom. Go buy a vet a beer or something (or, if it's my father-in-law, get him a Dr. Pepper with a squeeze of lime).
Yeah, sorry, this one isn't funny. For some reason I have a hard time being snarky about burned faces and missing limbs. I hope you feel the same way.