More US Troops Questioning Iraq Duty

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    By Christian Henderson

    12 April 2005


    Do you know better than a soldier on the field?? I don't think so.
     
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    I know of at least two soldiers that have re-enlisted after their tour do duty. Vietnam this is not no matter how much the enemy is trying to make it so. First we have won the war and are trying to subdue insurgents. Second these heros are not the kids we sent to Vietnam they are fathers and mothers in their mid to late 20's and beyond. Third this isn't an ideological war but a war of survival so we are not going until the job is finished. Lastly compared to the NVA and VC these insurgents are the boyscouts. We are not losing nearly as many people. Their are no massive protests and a new poll that came out yesterday said that although a slight majority of Americans have said they didn't think we should have went into Iraq, 75% say we must stay until the job is finished. Good always triumphs evil and eventually the Arabs will get tired of turning their children into cruise missiles and they will accept a two state solution and yes eventually peace in the Middle East. :afro:
     
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    What a load of horse manure...

    One guy actually admits that he joined the Guard to get money...did he think he was in a welfare line??

    What the article also mentions (buried waaaaay down in the middle) is that desertions are far, far less than they were in the VN period.

    There are always those who want to get out for whatever reason but I know that the RETENTION RATE (those who re-enlist for another term in the military) is higher than ever.
     

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