It'a a montage of photos from Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Put in a few from World War II and Korea, and you'd capture our war experience of the last century or so. For most of us, it's hoping that our friends, family, or lovers make it back safely, and they make it back with the bodies and minds whole.
It's too bad our leaders never see this, but then, the people who are important to them are seldom endangered by their decisions. It's always someone else who makes the sacrifices these days.