MirageRe: He had already toured in Iraq ...Mon Mar 12, 2012 01:2063.194.75.2Most of these guys are pretty young, and I don't think they get there's enough attention paid to morale. Seems like every time someone cracks the world paints the rest of our guys with the same brush. Must be incredibly hard to stay sane. People having breakdowns and going postal is nothing new even at home, so of course it's going to happen over there, and not it doesn't just happen to ours. It has happened to soldiers from many countries. It goes back long before WWI. Some cultures admired it. Hence aristeia, and beserkers. This state was sometimes associated with possession by martial gods or supernatural forces.
- He had already toured in Iraq ... Baruch, Sun Mar 11 22:08and 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 ... more
- Re: He had already toured in Iraq ... Mirage, Mon Mar 12 01:20