Chuck Asay was an editorial cartoonist for the Colorado Springs Gazette until his retirement in March 2007. Previously, he drew for the Taos News, Colorado Springs Sun, and briefly at the Denver Post.
Surrounded by the protection of barbed wire fences and cement barricades, the United States Forces — Iraq flag was furled for the last time during an unpretentious ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq on December 15, 2011. It has been a long nine years. At the war’s onset in 2003, troops were promised the only way to return home was through Baghdad. [Read More]