Did your husband take out life insurance policies to take care of his family in the event of his death? That's what most responsible men do.
Let's remember that this is an all-volunteer military. And, before we go further, I have a stepson in the military leaving for Afghanistan in a few weeks. It breaks my heart that our country has thrown all this men and women into harm's way for nothing.
At the same time, they all chose to join and not all of them for patriotic reasons. I believe every injured vet should be given the best health care available, but the taxpayer should not have to support this person's family for life.