Life Lessons the Afghanistan War Taught Me

Life Lessons the Afghanistan War Taught Me

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soldier-walks-w-child.jpgLate last year, after eight months of service halfway around the world, I decided to take stock of myself.

By a conventional definition of being connected to the modern world, informed and up-to-date, I was woefully ignorant.

I was deployed in Afghanistan, and that combat sabbatical taught a completely different regimen of vital knowledge. This is a list of what I have learned…

(READ the column in the Washington Post)

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