Do these numbers have the ring of truth to you that these kids knew what they were signing up for ?
From Upper Left blog -
I hate what they are doing
…to my Army, and I hate that they're doing it over and over again. New numbers from the Center for American Progress.
Brigades with one tour in Iraq or Afghanistan: 12What's that mean in terms of people?
Brigades with two tours in Iraq or Afghanistan: 20
Brigades with three tours in Iraq or Afghanistan: 9
Brigades with four tours in Iraq or Afghanistan: 2
...a total of 420,000 troops have deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan more than once, and over 84,000 National Guard and Reservists have done multiple tours.Hell with a revolving door.