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Patriot_Spear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-10-03 11:18 AM
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74. I could explain- but only a Soldier could understand...
Edited on Wed Sep-10-03 11:25 AM by Patriot_Spear
A guys who's froze his ass off on 24 hour guard details would know.

A guy who spent three days on patrol with 2 hours of sleep here and there would know.

A guy who missed his wife and kids, mom and dad for months on end would know.

A guy who learned how to sleep standing up, in the rain or 20 below would know.

A guy who stood there while a flag was folded over a buddies coffin and handed to his folks would know.

Any candy-ass can sit back and blithely downgrade the sacrifice of todays Soldiers by comparing it to the sacrifice of others- but all it really shows is that the men who hit Pointe Du Hoc, St. Lo, Omaha have the same spirit as the guys in Basra, or Bagdhad.

Their sacrifice is no less valuable or costly.
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