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Response to James48 (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2013, 05:59 AM

29. To all people who have served, this war has taken a heavy toll

If you serve in a MOS that is likely to end up "boots on the ground", you likely have known many people who have been lost in the war.

You kind of skirted around this, but the Army is a small community. I did 5.5 years active and moved around a couple of different units and it was amazing how often I would run across a guy that I went to school with or a buddy from a previous unit or a commander that I had worked with before. There are lots of familiar faces floating around the Army.

In many ways, the wars have taken and continue to take a huge toll on those of us who have served.

My heart and thoughts go out to you and Ben's family that must be hit especially hard by this.

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