John Bellesfield
John Bellesfield

Instead if getting in a debate you should be talking about supporting our troops in any way you can...

Oliver Breeden
Oliver Breeden
  • John Bellesfield

I support our troops but then again it is a hard thing to do when you served in Nam and the thanks we got when coming home and all we see now is the injured getting new cars and houses for their injuries and how many times do we have to see a family being surprised when someone comes home. My father met me at the airport and picked me up when I came home now half the town shows up. I am not jealous it just seems that ALL service personnel should be treated the shame. Check out the pay the...

I support our troops but then again it is a hard thing to do when you served in Nam and the thanks we got when coming home and all we see now is the injured getting new cars and houses for their injuries and how many times do we have to see a family being surprised when someone comes home. My father met me at the airport and picked me up when I came home now half the town shows up. I am not jealous it just seems that ALL service personnel should be treated the shame. Check out the pay the service personnel get compared to what we got as well as the other wars. I get sick of the complaints like my vehicle does not have enough armor plate or my computer is broke and I can't get my e mails or watch my kids on you tube. We put extra sandbags in our trucks and we sometimes heard from home once a month. You can check with my family and you will find I wake up screaming quite a bit but I pray and cry it out. I am totally disabled, but trust me in this if the idiot in the White Hose gets reelected we had better be ready for a civil war in this country. You can see how much he has done for the military. Check out where he said they volunteered so they have to take what they get

Larry W. Mayes
Larry W. Mayes
  • John Bellesfield

Pilots, Tank crews and infantry once complained that the armor in their planes just let the bullets go through; their tanks couldn't take a hit; infantry moving long distances in a day, while an earlier generation flew in canvas and wood; tanks couldn't make 10MPH on flat ground and often broke down; infantry struggled one mudhole forward and one back for weeks and months in rain and snow. R & R was rare casualties with milder wounds were sent back to the front and legs lopped off as if the...

Pilots, Tank crews and infantry once complained that the armor in their planes just let the bullets go through; their tanks couldn't take a hit; infantry moving long distances in a day, while an earlier generation flew in canvas and wood; tanks couldn't make 10MPH on flat ground and often broke down; infantry struggled one mudhole forward and one back for weeks and months in rain and snow. R & R was rare casualties with milder wounds were sent back to the front and legs lopped off as if the men were meat in a butcher shop.

WWI was the War to End All Wars and set the stage for more conflict with WWII, the rise of Hitler and the rage of Islam, by the vehicles such as the League of National and that ever impotent UN that Obama is trying to shuffle us into like a deck of cards. Sure this scheme might work if all parties were interested in peace and stability, but they are NOT!

It was hurtful that the Hanoi Janes had more influence than the people on the ground in Vietnam. I waited over 20 years to hear those words "Welcome Home" from other than family and I stayed in that place. In the eyes of the world, the American was the good guys, but the bad guys relentlessly play games with other nations have stirred a hornet's nest and have put our nation and our troops under it. We can't put our troops in the same situation as we were in the wake of Vietnam. The Vietnam Veteran is bigger than that if we are to be true to our nation and the troops we passed the torch to and now find themselves in harms way. I'm sick of complaints about the better treatment of our troops than we were. They faced the enemies that surrounded themselves and now face the enemies within that is causing some to kill themselves. They are sustaining injuries that we did not! Are you going to continue to cry for your past pain while they face internal burdens from their wounds. You are right! We face a grave danger in the people who run this war from the top and our AMMUNITION MUST BE VOTES TO TOSS THEM OUT. We can't get that job done if we are worried about our generation when our grandchildren are the next in line to protect this great nation!

Matt Bavuso
Matt Bavuso
  • John Bellesfield

Larry W. Mayes Get the UN out of the US. and get tne US out of the UN. For the greatest and powerful nation ever, it's stupid that we only get one vote, on a par with many third world countries.

Sandra Allen
Sandra Allen
  • John Bellesfield

Larry W. Mayes We have the Apache helo's now, there are anti tank missles now.

Debera Howard
Debera Howard

I was an Army brat in the 1950's my Father died active duty Korean War. I received so many benefits from the VA Bill, paying for it seemed to me mostly everything from growing up through college. Life has changed for the Veteran they get very little in benefits but still inlist and put themselves in harms way. They love our country and for that I thank them.

Alexander DeRoeck
Alexander DeRoeck

Much Honor and Respect - Keep on Struggling to Live.

Martha Robertson
Martha Robertson

I am not a Veteran, but salute all who have serve...past, present, and future. It is such a sad statement that our military do not garner the assistance that is sorely needed when returning home for these horrible deployments. The Congress and Senate should be stripped of their lifetime benefits and those monies used to treat those in need. Are you aware that, after just ONE 2 year term in Congress, that person retains that annual salary for their entire lifetime? How many millions of...

I am not a Veteran, but salute all who have serve...past, present, and future. It is such a sad statement that our military do not garner the assistance that is sorely needed when returning home for these horrible deployments. The Congress and Senate should be stripped of their lifetime benefits and those monies used to treat those in need. Are you aware that, after just ONE 2 year term in Congress, that person retains that annual salary for their entire lifetime? How many millions of dollars does that add up to? not to mention the Senate side....

Joseph Sandoval
Joseph Sandoval

PTSD, TBI and all the horrors that come from war can and should be treated with out the use of these nasty drugs as antidepressants, benzos, and anti- what ever drugs they hand out like candy, this will help reduce this epidemic. read the side effects of this stuff, nasty. Thank you to all veterans for their sacrifice past, present and the future. God Bless you and our Great Country!

Berniece Jones- Stanford

cannot believe more is not being done for the men and women who are asked to risk their lives so we r a free people. Yea free for people with money to screw u after they get what they want. BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Weir-Grierson Sandra
Weir-Grierson Sandra

once again, our soldiers are not taken care of, what would we do without this group of individuals who put their lives on the line for us. they deserve the help from the very people who sign them up for war. they do the job that none of us want to do.

David Krol
David Krol

If you were/are willing to die for your country, and you live through the hell you are put through, at that point the government should foot your bills for life. Shoot, they do it for senators, congressman and the like, why not the ones who really do risk it all. Is it too much to ask that if you are willing to give your life that you get one in return?

Tom Thawk
Tom Thawk
  • David Krol

It is not too much to ask.

Lisa Lutwyche
Lisa Lutwyche

Love to veterans of all wars; our wars and our allies' wars.

Lisa Lutwyche
Lisa Lutwyche
  • Lisa Lutwyche

It's so sad but so true, John.

Tango Daniels
Tango Daniels

please I'm stationed outta baumholder germany and I'm currently getting absolutly rann over bye this new chain of command I have the help they pretend to offer is as fake as the smile on there faces. I'm currently under going a chapter which stopped my meb which will stop me from getting any of my benifits I servived in 2 wars iraq and afganistan and now I'm being kicked to the curb my unit 170th 40th en bn apo ae germany baumholder. any help from any vetrean would be greatly respected>.

Tango Daniels
Tango Daniels
  • Tango Daniels

ok CQ i can call im out now but can get at you in the am whem bacm in the bees

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