US Military so hard-nosed
For those of you who think the US military is so hard-nosed and withdrawn and that they don’t care about the soldiers who are dying in Iraq should read this article in full. It’s about a commander in Iraq who keeps laminated “cards” of each of the men/boys who have died under his command.
While Major General Rick Lynch is reviewing the cards, he says:
“Jay was 22. … Eddie was 21. … David was less than 20.” He dwells on each face. His voice coarsens and he stops. A red flush burns into the roots of his hair. He keeps his head down.
Read the full article.