When we hear the phrase “The Greatest Generation” we all have a different definition come to mind of who that is. Me, I was born in 1965 and firmly believe that was the best year ever. It was the start of all things of “great” and the year that the moons aligned and history began making sense. Of course, most people believe the same thing is true about themselves. It seems to be in our nature to desire to be the ‘’lead dog”, to be a part of the best. Whether it be football, from the best state in the Union or a Veteran of the hardest period; we all claim to be the “greatest”. Yes, even Veterans compete with who has/ had it harder, who is the greatest?

I believe we are all great. I have come to believe that no Veterans service is more relevant than another’s. Maybe that is my way of dealing with the guilt that I survived 20 years in the military. But as I learned from those whom deserve honor, such as Medal of Honor winners and many disabled Veterans, Veterans know that most Veterans in their position would have done the same thing. It is not up to the Veteran to decide where and when to go, but all Veterans serve America, at her discretion. Infantry or Supply, Pilot, Private or General;  If it be during World War II or today in Afghanistan, a post in South Korea, Panama or dare I say a Recruiter in Anytown, USA; it is my belief that all Veterans are the greatest generation.

It is for the reasons above that we need the best health care providers for all generations from all across America. Urban and Rural, Veterans and non-Veterans, to take care of our Veterans. We need a diverse staff to provide “The Best Care” to all. If you are a health care provider and want to have “The Best Career”, I urge you to apply today!

The humbleness of a warrior is not the humbleness of the beggar. The warrior lowers his head to no one, but at the same time, he doesn’t permit anyone to lower his head to him….”

– Carlos Castaneda, was a Peruvian-born best-selling American author.


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Published on Dec. 3, 2012

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