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Originally posted by TedHodgson
Well, They are obviously pleased with themselves, i think they have the right to portray how happy they are......Ah no wait, No they don't.
Originally posted by Manhater
It looks photoshopped. The face of the guy and the hand of the deceased, just doesn't look right.
These soldiers lost 23 of their own due to suicide bombers.
Originally posted by Mkoll
I think that all these stories of our soldiers doing things like that happen for the most part because the unprecedented nature of this unjust war in Afghanistan is breaking our soldiers mentally.
A Veteran’s Death, the Nation’s Shame
An American soldier dies every day and a half, on average, in Iraq or Afghanistan. Veterans kill themselves at a rate of one every 80 minutes. More than 6,500 veteran suicides are logged every year — more than the total number of soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq combined since those wars began.
Hmm, the President pretty much forced them to be there. They go AWOL and then they go to jail.
Originally posted by Human_Alien
reply to post by mee30
I applaud your tenacious sentiment. It's shared by many
Originally posted by ItisTime
reply to post by Human_Alien
These soldiers are doing what WE trained and asked them to do. They're soldiers, what do you expect them to do?
These troops aren't there to play paint ball, they are paid to take lives just as the other side is paid to kill them. Have you ever been in a combat zone? I have, and the stress is huge. You have to understand that some of these troops are on their third and fourth tours into a combat zone. Thank your lucky stars we have people who are willing to do what they do or our enemies would be killing us. Yes, sometimes things get surreal, that's just the nature of the beast. Do you think our enemies care how they treat our dead? Stop trying to vilify our troops by pointing out every little thing they do. It's war!