so i apologize for this quick wrong letter i sent out to you. patrol, sniper fire rang out so routinely that soldiers in sergeant campos’s platoon seldom stood still for more than four seconds. 232 long, desolate, morose, but somewhat days of tranquility into deployment, i’ve decided that i should start writing some of the things i experienced here in iraq. and as a soldier in iraq i was, i now know, abetting your idiocy and your crimes. that means if you’re a canadian citizen, this is the first place to stop if you want to figure out how you can write to canadian soldiers. 15, 2006as the violence intensified, specialist gomez set aside thoughts of a free iraq or a safer america and, like generations of soldiers before him, simply started fighting for the soldier next to him.
can try the canadian forces site; it appears to offer the opportunities of writing to a canadian serviceperson, writing a letter that will specifically delivered to canadian serviceperson who has not received any mail, or even simply write an online message to canadian forces personnel on the, "morale by message board," link (i realize the latter may lack the charm of snail mail, ms. company soldiers found a steady stream of iraqis killed by insurgents for money or revenge. the more i go on patrol, the more alert i tend to be, but regardless of the situation here in iraq is that we are never safe. both men were killed, along with three other soldiers and an iraqi interpreter. the site removes the need for you to try to figure out the sort of things a soldier needs – these folks know – all you need to do is help fund the care package and it gets put together and sent for you. the bombs also killed multiple soldiers more often than in the past, a testament to their potency.
i did not join the army to “liberate” iraqis or to shut down mythical weapons-of-mass-destruction facilities or to implant what you cynically called “democracy” in baghdad and the middle east. if you know of a specific organization for your country that helps connect appreciative citizens with the soldiers and forces that protect them, please add that group or organization to the comments below. military casualties and iraqi civilian deaths fell, and the october-december period produced the fewest casualties of any three months of the war. every day a soldier is lost or wounded by enemy attacks. the school collapsed, killing specialist king on april 23, 2007, along with eight other soldiers, and making the blast one of the most lethal for americans fighting in iraq. he talked things over with the marine who had supposedly contacted starbucks, and that, coupled with that night’s televised news about the goings on in iraq, made his blood boil.
wood, myspace blog, adhamiyafor the soldiers in iraq, reconciling adhamiya with america was not always easy. a member of the 173rd airborne brigade in iraq, brian was well supported by his family and friends while serving in iraq, but he also noticed that a lot of soldiers didn’t get any mail at all. can’t stop crying while i writing this letter, but i have to talk to you one last time, because maybe the last time i heard your voice i did not know it would be the last time i heard your voice. 9, 2006he took pride in being the guy who tended to wounded soldiers under fire, patching them up to help them survive. i hope that before your time on earth ends, as mine is now ending, you will find the strength of character to stand before the american public and the world, and in particular the iraqi people, and beg for forgiveness. the iraq war is the largest strategic blunder in u.
i write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers and marines who died in iraq. our soldiers aren't the ones who started the war, asked for the war, and they don't decide when are where they go. organization handles arranging for parcels where they will put together a care package for a soldier that you’ve sponsored. but yes, i feel sorry for all soldiers who cannot be at home because their government sent them to war, for good reason (? most soldiers spent 15 months in iraq, a length of time that military commanders have said is unsustainable. that instant, specialist king became one of 4,000 service members and defense department civilians to die in the iraq war — a milestone that was reached late sunday, five years since the war began in march 2003.