BaruchHe had already toured in Iraq ...Sun Mar 11, 2012 22:08220.127.116.11and this was his first time in Afghanistan. If we were doing the Vietnam war style rotation, he would never had had to go to Afghanistan. Our professional forces are overtasked, to the destruction of many of them. I haven't been where they have been ... but I worked just this past week with one, who has been to both Iraq and Afghanistan, but got out. 82 Airborne man ... so not one to ignore what it means to be there. He seems sane in spite of it. I don't think I would have been. But psychotic breaks are to be expected, have been known since WW I at least.
- Re: It may not be, but it's stupid Mirage, Sun Mar 11 22:01US soldiers are required and expected to refuse and report improper orders. Doing so takes a great deal of courage, but some have done it, and paid whatever price resulted. I think this is someone... more
- He had already toured in Iraq ... Baruch, Sun Mar 11 22:08