This is disgusting!...And now he wants to cut combat pay for anyone who is not being shot at...as if the lines were so clearly drawn!
We both know there is no such thing as “enemy lines” anymore, and especially in the current situation.
Had a young man sent home last month with both legs blown off in an IED explosion against a vehicle.
We all know that the huge portion of deaths injuries in the insurgent phase of Iraq were to troops in convoy.
One of the problems with a commander in chief who has never been there is that he doesn’t have a clue. If he’s so sure of this, then let him go to Afghan without his retainers and guards and mount up in a convoy of transporters.