Today, America has nearly 18 million living military veterans, from the "Greatest Generation" to men and women coming home from recent tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. They join the now-silent ranks of American veterans reaching back to our earliest conflict, the Revolutionary War. Producer: Amanda Pollak, Leah Williams. Narrator: Drew Carey, Senator Tammy Duckworth, Wes Studi, J.R. Martinez. Author: Stephen Ives, Gene Tempest.