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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 lot

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