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Posted on 09/23/2012 6:21:12 PM PDT by seekthetruth
Below is an extraordinary, heart-stopping and historic letter. It is a letter SSG Matthew Sitton sent to U.S. Rep. C.W. "Bill" Young after his commanders in Afghanistan told him to "quit whining" about orders to lead patrols without objective "through, for lack of a better term, basically a mine field on a daily basis," as Sitton wrote. Twice daily basis, in fact. On August 2, 2012, Sitton and another US soldier were killed in one the IED-riddled field he spoke of. Eighty-one-year-old Rep. Young, who attends the same church in Florida as the Sitton family, this week announced he no longer supports the presence of US troops in Afghanistan and called for their withdrawal in advance of 2014.
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I have asked and pleaded for everyone to pick up their phones and call their Congressmen and Senators and DEMAND the careless, insane, dangerous reckless ROE's and catch and release policies STOP, untie the hands of these brave Warriors and let them fight this war to win it! I suggested General Petraeus get over there on foot patrol and take the traitor in the White House with him!
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! Read this Brave Soldier's letter. He is dead now! Call your Congressmen and Senators, call them all, the situation has so deteriorated for our Soldiers they will have to shoot their way out of there to get home! This is a national disgrace and I don't know how any American can sleep at night. They catch the damn terrorist and they are told to release the terrorist! I am convinced the chain of command doesn't give a damn about our Sons and Daughters. WELL WE DO AND WE BETTER LET THEM HEAR US!
Please pick up your phones tomorrow and demand the Troops be brought home! Let these savages over there blow each other up. I haven't heard a peep from General Petraeus and the foot patrol was his bright idea and it continues! Our Troops are being murdered with bullets to the back of the head that we supply!
This 82nd Airborne Hero took direction from his Grandmother and she has more sense than these reckless dangerous cowards running this mess! My deepest condolences to Grandma and her family. We have let your Grandson down and SHAME ON EVERYONE OF US IF WE LET ANYMORE OF OUR SOLDIERS DOWN! This cruel game Obama and these coward leaders are playing with the lives of our Soldiers must end now!
The enemy is laughing at us as they blow up and mutilate our Troops! Please forward this and post this and tomorrow, pick up your phone and call the local offices of your representatives, they are in their districts now!
NOT ONE MORE SOLDIER SHOULD DIE UNDER THE FAILED AND INSANE POLICIES OF THIS ADMINISTRATION! LET THEM SEND THEIR KIDS OVER THERE ON FOOT PATROL AND LET'S SEE PANETTA AND PETRAEUS BESIDE THEM!
Beverly Perlson The Band of Mothers
Florida Freeper Friends, I want to share this letter that was sent to Beverly Perlson from a dad of a U.S. Marine.
Thank you for sending. I will make the calls.
God bless and welcome this young warrior into his kingdom.
People do not know the Rules Of Engagement that our brave warriors must follow. If they did, they would be as outraged as you and I are.
For the life of me I cannot understand how people can cheer and vote for this Traitor In Chief. People who vote for this clown are only thinking of themselves. Everyday they are giving up liberties for a buck made by others. They are to lazy to earn their own way and are jealous of what hard working people have. This poor excuse for a president that occupies the White Mosque and it will be called that if given another 4 years doesn’t care one bit about our troops.
I was at a funeral service yesterday. A close friend of mine suffered a loss of his aunt that he dearly loved. At the service their were plenty of Vets around. His uncle told me that he served in the Navy, another brother served in the Marines, and 2 other brothers served in the Army. When I was leaving I noticed a gentlemen carrying a hat that had Marines on it. When I said Thank You for serving Devil Dog, he turned around and shook my hand with a big smile on his face. He started immediately telling me about his service to our country. From the day he went into the Marines and his fellow warriors who fought next to him. His eyes started to fill with tears and he said he didn’t know why he was the only one who made it back home, except that God must of had a plan for him. These are my hero’s, my mentors in life. They love God & Country.
Beverly, I can tell you that our troops “Thank You” for the support you give them and how you have their backs. I can say this because recently a bunch of Marines asked me to tell you Thank You for how you fought for their voting rights and much more.
Everyone please read, and share the attached, and say a prayer for this warrior and his family.
Proud Blue Star Dad of a United States Marine.
Please folks, Make calls to your particular members of Congress and tell them our troops need to come home NOW because under Obama’s lack of leadership they are sitting ducks! Obama’s “Rules of Engagement” make it very difficult for our troops to defend themselves against the enemy. His announcement to the enemy about when our troops will withdraw from Afghanistan has put our troops in even more danger!
We need a Commander In Chief who WILL protect America from our enemies and who will honor and support our Military! Obama’s “Catch and Release” policy is allowing known terrorists to be released to return to the battlefield and kill more of our soldiers. He has been releasing terrorists since he took office, and now he is going to release 55 more from GITMO!
I am sick of this, too. My son has to go back there soon....for what?...so liberal men can stay here and sip their lattes..while our real men get killed....for nothing. I am beginning to agree with the leftist pukes that our sons are dying for oil...meanwhile we have enough of our own oil to bankrupt and starve the filthy savages.
Thank you for that heart rending letter.
God Bless you! Please tell your son thank you for his service. We must stand up for our troops because we have a supposed Commander In Chief who does not honor or support our Military!
I just received this email from my husband’s cousin. It made me ill to read this.
Sent by Retired Vice Admiral Bob Scarborough, of Arlington, VA.
“I wanted to give you all some disturbing information on our president. I work with the Catch-A-Dream Foundation, which provides hunting and fishing trips to children with life-threatening illnesses. This past weekend we had our annual banquet/fundraiser event in Starkville.
As a part of our program, we had scheduled Sgt. 1st Class Greg Stube to come; he’s a highly decorated U.S. Army Green Beret and inspirational speaker who was severely injured while deployed overseas and didn’t have much of a chance for survival. Greg is stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC and received permission from his commanding officer to come speak at our function. Everything was on go until Obama made a policy that NO U.S. SERVICEMAN CAN SPEAK AT ANY FAITH-BASED PUBLIC EVENTS ANYMORE.
Needless to say, Greg had to cancel his speaking event with us. Didn’t know if anyone else was aware of this new policy. You’re just starting to see the Obamanation. This is just how the Nazis did it in the 1930’s — slowly, one step at a time.
This should be forwarded to everyone regardless of party affiliation! We have lost 50% of our freedom of speech in the last 2 years.
In a perfect world, those "commanders," and their higher chain of command as high as it goes, would trigger a series of Courts Martial for treason.
I can't think of a better definition of an illegal order: sacrificing the lives of men under their command without a clear objective.
I will now step down from the soapbox. Reading about the senseless deaths pushed my button.
I am sure your son will die for his country, as will mine, and as I would myself.
But not like this. If I had sons in the military, being sent into a killing machine that makes no sense (current ROE) I would do everything in my power to persuade them to opt for court martial, if necessary, and argue the criminal incompetent leadership of these crazy wars.
The fact that more officers don't resign doesn't speak honorably of our present military.
Please thank your son for his much appreciated service and please remind him that he is in the prayers of strangers. God bless you and your son.
I pray President Romney will select Congressman Allen West as our Secretary Of Defense!
Bring the Troops Home. The U.S. Military Betrayed:
Thank you. My son does appreciate your prayers.
I pray he won’t. There are far better choices. West should remain in Congress. He’s only been there a few years.
Yes, he would be the best choice....or Duncan Hunter. In addition, IMHO, only those who have served in the military should be eligible to be president.
His letter is beyond heartbreaking. Petraeus, the architect of COIN, SHOULD partcipate in the foot patrols he thinks are so valuable under the same ROE’s we are forcing our military to endure. ......as the late author noted in his letter, for what purpose?
“I believe the only way our U.S.Military command will be improved is with a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military and will select a Secretary Of Defense who will be of the highest qualifications.”
“I pray President Romney will select Congressman Allen West as our Secretary Of Defense!”
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