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Originally posted by Byrd
This is actually something that the US is censured for by the rest of the world. Our young men can enlist at the age of 17 (as my son did) and this is considered to be a child in many countries of the world -- countries whose citizens can't become soldiers until they are 20-21.
If we take a high moral ground here then we have to address the issue of our OWN child soldiers.