Friday, June 03, 2005

Only the Dead have seen the end of War---and other necessary reading

Only the Dead Have Seen the End of War

Fifteen Months? Try Eight Years Instead---the new shortened active-duty time being pushed by recruiters has a long hitch to it.....

RAF bombing raids tried to goad Saddam into war

Today in Iraq--The Assistance Center......"Living" in Baghdad.....and, Rummy's Army... "From October to the end of April, there were about 400 soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division patrolling the northwest region, which covers about 10,000 square miles.

"Resources are everything in combat ... there's no way 400 people can cover that much ground," said Maj. John Wilwerding, of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, which is responsible for the northwest tract that includes Tal Afar. "

What the Generals had to say

Dilawar--brutality 2005, American style

and, I can't help but wonder--what did the recruiter promise the 18 year old drum majorette who died in her seargent's arms, from an IED?


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