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Teamsters protesting pension cuts in Washington D.C. Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and their supporters attend a rally in 2016. Their Central States Pension Fund, of which Mike Walden is a participant, and upwards of 130 other multiemployer plans, will go insolvent, some within a matter of a few years. (Photo: Bloomberg)

Eleven months into a scheduled 13-month deployment, the Marines in Mike Walden’s unit began carrying a deck of cards in the field. They were 52 days out from going home; for each day that passed, a card was pulled from the deck, memorializing the end that was in sight.

Nick Thornton

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