I don't particularly think there's anything glamorous about war. That romantic bull**** ended the first deploy when I saw splattered brain matter of what was left of little kids lying beneath blankets after a strafing run by an A-10.
Originally Posted by Vendablebow
Walk a mile in their boots..walk a mile in their boots
We fight wars as a necessary means of defending ourselves against those who would otherwise destroy a principled, ordered and moral society. In the process, we send young people into this morass to defend those principles. What are they exposed to? The chaos and horror which represents the exact converse of what we are trying to accomplish. Morally and existentially confusing? Well, **** me..especially as life is often cheapened and devalued, many times as a matter of psychological survival
If you don't expect this kind of **** to happen then don't send tough men to war. I would never judge these guys after putting them in the postion we have and I wish everyone of them a safe trip home to the heros welcome that they will never receive.
Again....Walk a mile in their boots..walk a mile in their boots