I may be a couple days late, but it’s always a good day to thank a veteran.

They’re thrown into the pits of war, many times not making it back home to their loved ones, and other times making it back home with un-repairable injuries or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Ashley Hodge is the editor for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact her at ahodge@gazettevirginian.com