"Less than 1 percent of the population serves in uniform at a time when the country is engaged in one of the longest periods of sustained combat in its history."
By Greg Jaffe
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, March 2, 2011; 12:00 AM
"Their struggle is your struggle," he told the ballroom crowd of former Marines and local business people. "If anyone thinks you can somehow thank them for their service, and not support the cause for which they fight - our country - these people are lying to themselves. . . . More important, they are slighting our warriors and mocking their commitment to this nation."
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