Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Military Families Respond to Survey – Feel Disconnected

Military families feel disconnected from the larger community, according to a poll commissioned by a military family advocacy group.

According to the results of the poll, 94 percent feel that way. Blue Star Families released the results of the 3,000-person survey at a roundtable on Capitol Hill led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The roundtable -- meant as one way to bridge the gap -- included Blue Star Families, the National Military Families Association, Tina Tchen of the White House Council on Women and Girls, as well as several members of Congress.

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Anonymous said...

Bless you for what you do, Lietta. I just discovered your blog. I intend to keep up with it. I'm a Vietnam veteran. God help our misused & abused troops. Is Obama going to become the next Lynden Johnson, a great president with a war-blighted record?

Lietta Ruger said...

Bill Moyers has wondered that aloud most recently in his interview with Bill Maher.

President George W. Bush's statement in March 2006 after 3 yrs of war "a future President will have to resolve war in Iraq"


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