stupid damned war

i was informed yesterday that the husband of an acquaintance was killed in iraq on monday. they had been married for less than two months when he was shipped off in january. peace be to his memory.

and peace on earth.



mar said...

yes please.

my baby brother is being shipped to iraq in august. :(
i haven't seen him in a year & i'm going home this weekend.

mar said...

18 months.


i just found out. and he's not even regular army; he's friggin' national guard!

Stuart Shea said...

I have a friend whose brother-in-law is in Afghanistan. No plans to bring him home anytime soon. His daughter is growing up without him there. I can't stand this plasterhead of a president...what have we done to deserve this?