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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #6)

Mon Mar 12, 2012, 05:30 PM

22. A few years ago my neighbor's son did one tour of Iraq, came home and tried to kill himself..

Ten days later they sent him back to Iraq..

Thank god the young man survived and is now home and doing okay.

It's TERRIBLE what they've done to these soldiers...I think they've been horribly disabused

with all these tours of duty....In Vietnam, soldiers had to do ONE tour and that was it.

Of course we had the draft then -- They got rid of that, imo, so they could keep an unpopular

war going without the whole country having a nervous breakdown...I don't like the draft,

but I think these wars have been horribly unfair to our soldiers, many who were in the National

Guard and Reserves and never thought they'd leave the country.

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