Military Service and Civilian Patriotism

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The all-volunteer military has created a gulf between US civilians and those who choose to serve. We ask veterans of different ages what it was like to come home… and how they want to be treated.  For most Americans, is this holiday mainly a chance to go shopping?  Also, a massive oil spill in the Black Sea, and "Chemical Ali" is among three former aides to Saddam Hussein convicted of mass murder.  Why is the US delaying their executions?