We Need Something to Believe In
The United States has been at war in Afghanistan and Iraq for almost ten years now. For most of the country this may be of only passing concern, but for the soldiers and Marines and their families whose livelihoods are tied to the war, every year has come with an increased cost. They count the deployments and feel the conflict’s demands, while the rest of the population has different, more immediate concerns. So too has the Navy’s surface fleet.