Thursday, January 11, 2007

Stretched thin in Iraq...

Michael Yon - Walk the Line 2From Michael Yon, Walk the line part 2 of 3:
... This does not look like a big or intense war to people at home. It doesn’t look like that because we have so few troops actually in combat. But for those who are truly fighting, this is a brutal death match where every mistake can get them killed, or make worldwide headlines. Yet when the enemy drills out eyes or tortures people with acid, it never resonates.

There is an explanation for why when some of these young soldiers and Marines go home and people are trying to talk with them they might be caught silently staring out a window. Many people back home seem to think they have an idea what is happening here, but most do not. And nobody is here to tell the story of our people in this war. ...
Read it all.

I'm really looking forward to hearing from Michelle and Bryan.

That's how we play the game.

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