As a combat wounded veteran (North Korea, 2 a.m., Feb. 21, 1953, while leading my platoon of night fighters), I must respond to the recent remarks made by President Donald J. Trump about wounded and killed-in-action warriors.

Trump reportedly stated that those who defended our country’s interests were suckers and losers.

It is outrageous for one who avoided military service to make derogatory statements about those who served their country.

Veterans, especially our combat wounded veterans and the families of those who have died in combat while serving our country should be honored, not dishonored.

Baird Buchanan

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.