Letters to the Editor

Letter: Calling all veterans

The county of San Luis Obispo is a very special place for many reasons. One of these reasons is the statistic that 1 in 3 households in this county has a veteran that has answered the call of duty to his or her country. There is a way that all of their stories can be told, and that is the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. The Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum offers the service of aprofessional interviewer and a free video of your history. A copy is held in the Library of Congress. Call 543-1763 to set up the appointment for the interview. The oral history is given in a private room, and the interview is approximately one hour in duration.

Many of you know veterans from World War II, Korea, the Cold War, Vietnam, the Gulf Wars, Iraqi Freedom and Afghanistan who have a story to tell, and your family should know the legacy of your service to your country. It does not matter if you were not in combat, you answered the call for duty, honor and country, and a grateful nation needs to appreciate your service.