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I am getting sick and tired of hearing the same thing as you. “What would you say to the men and women risking your lives for a war you wanted?” We joined the military of our own free will. Frankly, if you don’t want to be put in harms way or you have moral objections to being in war or this military, you can get out.
Chances are those people asking that question could give a rats ass about
those in the military. They probably loathe members of the military and think we are automatons incapable of reasoning or understanding much more
than how to clean a toilet. I think the question reveals more about the person who asked it. The question possesses a condescending tone, like one a question or statement you make about someone who is incapable of defending
themselves, e.g. dumb/injured animal, child, etc. “Think about the children!!!” Except it’s “Think about the service men and women!!!” For Pete’s be quiet and let us do the job we signed up to do. Just as Bill Bennett said in his recent column “Why we must fight”. We are the rebuke and a stumbling-block to the very harbingers of re-appearing tyranny and oppression. That is who we are and it is our honor. Thanks for your appreciation and support.


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