It's hard to know what lasting impact this election will have after spending so much time looking at it up close. The intense debates, jokes about Big Bird and binders full of women, and unending political Facebook posts may be fresh in our mind, but they won't be for long.
Veterans Day might be once a year, but we can honor the memory of fallen soldiers by remembering there are plenty of vets who need our help everyday of the year. The average wait for a vet to hear back on a disability claim is 256 days. They deserve better.