Lake Tahoe Community College president: Commitment to do more for veterans (opinion)

[Jeff DeFranco, Tahoe Daily Tribune]

There is nothing like taking a walk in someone else's shoes for creating real understanding of what others experience, and the sacrifices people quietly make in their daily lives.

This Veterans Day, I have a deeper appreciation and understanding of the work our brave men and women in the United States armed forces perform. I've just returned from being a guest on the USS Carl Vinson, the U.S. Navy's third Nimitz-class supercarrier based out of San Diego, now located more than 100 nautical miles off ...