Let Them Fight or Bring Them Home This is a must read! Explore the blog. As can be expected from a USMC Sergeant Major, John Bernard, knows where reality and experience makes a difference. He pulls no punches as to how he views a situation. He has the concern for those who serve and the warrior mindset of how to conduct a war, best protect our country, and enhance the image of the USA. If politicians were in battle, they would definitely re-think the ROE. Let them spend a week, or so, with a USMC E-9 to get a better understanding about the real world. I originally found about him from at DianaWest.
There have been some phony arguments put forth for another “surge” in Afghanistan. We need not a surge of troops, we merely need to let our forces there do what needs to be done – kill the enemy.