Sunday, November 11, 2012

Remember: Veterans Day, November 11, 2012

U.S. 10th Mountain Division, Afghanistan

I've had enough.
We've had enough.
They've had enough.

As a veteran of the Viet Nam War I think I've earned the right to say we are beginning to lose our collective sanity as a country the longer we leave troops in Afghanistan.

U.S. Army soldiers carry a critically wounded  American soldier
on a stretcher to an awaiting MEDEVAC helicopter near
Kandahar, Afghanistan 
(Photo: GETTY)


Female soldiers from Fort Campbell deploying to Afghanistan
will field test the first Army body armor that is shorter and
better tailored specifically to fit women’s physiques.

Definitely enough.

Previously, I let eloquent poets and soldiers speak for me. Their words still resonate, as do the images:

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