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Scars on their souls

by Denny Banister

by Denny Banister

Like many veterans, I belong to the American Legion post in my hometown. Most American Legion posts are similar – we have fish fries on Friday nights, Bingo on Wednesdays, barbecues in the summer, country music on the jukebox, and there’s a faint odor of stale beer, cigarettes and popcorn in the hospitality room.

When Legionnaires remove their trinket-covered American Legion caps, there’s a

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