Today is the 60th anniversary of D-Day. My grandfather stormed the beach and made it home - many others weren't as lucky. The NYT rightfully cautions against drawing too many analogies between the conflict then and the conflict now. Aside from death, little is similar.
So continue to thank veterans for their service. And continue to hold our leadership to the highest standards so we make sure we don't ask too much, or the wrong thing, of those willing to serve.