President Barack Obama
traveled to Afghanistan Monday to sign paperwork laying out the
relationship between the United States and Afghanistan going
forward. He also meet some troops (see our photo of the day) and
gave a televised address back to the U.S. from
Bagram Air Base in the eastern part of the country.
This issue of On Patrol brings together the diverse voices of
individuals who served on or after September 11 in various roles.
Their personal stories illustrate what it means to serve in the
The mission of ON★PATROL is to honor those who serve and those
who serve them. It is our hope that through ON★PATROL we can share
as many stories as possible through the magazine, USOonPatrol.org,
and our community of guest columnists and fellow organizations. If
you have a story to share with us, please email us at EditorOnPatrol@uso.org.