10 War Films That Will Make You Want to Hug a Veteran

In addition to thanking your friends and/or family members who have served this Veterans Day (scroll through your Facebook friends -- it's more likely than not that you know a soldier, or at least know someone who has been a part of military life), why don't you turn off Scandal or Empire for a night and watch a war movie to honor our vets instead?

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Here are some of the best movies to pop in when you want to feel proud of the amazing things our military does every day. Actors may play the parts, but there are brave men and women out there doing this in real life.

Thanks, guys and gals, not just on Veterans Day, but every day.

 

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