December 12, 2011

War and Sacrifice in the Post-9/11 Era

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Writer and military historian Rick Atkinson spoke about “War and Sacrifice in the Post-9/11 Era” at a Pew Research Center event on Oct. 5, 2011.

Cite this publication: . “War and Sacrifice in the Post-9/11 Era.” Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C. (October 5, 2011) http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2011/10/05/war-and-sacrifice-in-the-post-911-era/, accessed on July 23, 2014.

As the U.S. marks the 10th anniversary of the longest period of sustained warfare in its history, the vast majority of veterans of the post-9/11 era are proud of their military service and say it has helped them mature as human beings.