My youngest son, Casey, called me from Ft. Bliss, Texas, a couple of days ago to talk about some bad news he had received.
He discovered that some soldiers from his former unit of the 101st Airborne Division were killed in Afghanistan last week. Two of them were close friends of his – having served with them two tours in Iraq and one tour in Afghanistan. He told me that what troubled him the most was the circumstances surrounding their deaths – they were shot by an Afghan police recruit they were training!
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