Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Afghanistan Through My Eyes - Burning Korans

When I first heard about this I couldn't believe it. How can our military be so insensitive and ignorant! It is really outrageous. Now I'm hearing that all air travel in and out of Afghanistan is on hold. I know of at least one soldier, SSGT, who is waiting to get out and go home for good.

I remember going out on patrol with a division that was on their first patrol and I was horrified at the lack of cultural knowledge that our troops knew. It seems if they were trained in the culture of the people they were invading the knowledge just went in one ear and out the other. You would think after Viet Nam our military would ingrain how important it is to know about your friends and your enemies.

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