By: John Skoufis
Same time I was there as a Marine Corps Scout. I served proudly for my country as a first generation citizen. Not only did I have pride in America and the Corps but so did my family. My father had often said there is no greater sacrifice of love you can make for your country that to defend it when called. The trip home was a blessing but getting back to my old job as a research chemist was met with many insults with statements of sending me back for having served. Times now have changed and I never regretted not being one of those that ran to Canada as they accepted all the sacrifices others made before them that provided the safety and freedom they more than willingly accepted. What I, and we, went through made us not only better civilians but better understood what it took to make the America MOST of us love.