Peggy Noonan has a nice column on American troops then and now, and what memories they tend to leave behind them.
I think she's on to something. I have met some individuals serving in the American military who lacked class, but it always surprises me. On the whole, the ones I've met are just the sort to inspire an old man to offer a toast decades afterward.
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