John Bellesfield
John Bellesfield

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

Oliver Leo Breeden Jr.
Oliver Leo Breeden Jr.
  • 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.

Madi A McCormick
Madi A McCormick

my dad was a viet nam vet he committed suicide I miss him terribly they need our help desperatly I work at walter reed in dc there are so many depressed soldiers please help.

Doc Beau
Doc Beau
  • Madi A McCormick

My cops in is in Walter reed with his leg blown off

Doc Beau
Doc Beau
  • Madi A McCormick

I missed Vietnam by 2 years

Madi A McCormick
Madi A McCormick
  • Madi A McCormick

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Arr Livingston
Arr Livingston

Instead of getting in a debate we should be looking at the cause- and the fix- and replacing the current administration as quickly as possible is a GREAT place to start. The Policy of this traitorous administration are enough to dishearten any patriot.

John Wheeler
John Wheeler
  • Arr Livingston

I am thankful for what we and the world have gone thru that we had this administaratin and not McCain. As bad as they have done rominny will do worse in my opinion. I don't think it is prudent to exchange a bad apple for a rotten one just because the one you have is bad.

John Wheeler
John Wheeler
  • Arr Livingston

If you acctualy look at the past legislation in our federal gov for the past two years the Dems have done or tried to do far more the the repubs. If I am wrong site the legislation please.

John Wheeler
John Wheeler
  • Arr Livingston

I am all for and salute our military and veterans to the max. I dislike the wrongful use of them politicaly as is now happening. Quit using them and support them !!

Betty McGalliard
Betty McGalliard

We need to bring them all home, and then make it easier for them to fit back in to society by helping them with medical treatment, job searches, and education. The VA is a joke. Soldiers wait months for help. And the GI bill is also very hard and complicated to use. Disability claims can take years. They didn't hesitate to do their duty, and the VA should not hesitate to provide help. Romney wants to increase military spending, but only for the manufacturers, not to help the soldiers!

Colleen Loughmiller
Colleen Loughmiller
  • Betty McGalliard

No. Mitt wants the fix the VA, support families, and provide training for the returning vets. He respects our veterans.

Mitt wants to help soldiers. He wants to make American military the strongest in the world to help protect our soldiers. He wants to fix the VA, support military families, and respect and support our military with proper equipment. He has the back of our military.

Betty McGalliard
Betty McGalliard
  • Betty McGalliard

Mitt changes his stance wherever the wind blows. Look at Ryan's record on his votes for things that would help soldiers (not the military industrialists). He has voted against everything that would help them.

Betty McGalliard
Betty McGalliard
  • Betty McGalliard

Gerald, YOU need to look up that story about military paying for their own medical. http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/veteranshealth.asp This link will explain it to you.

Orville Barnes
Orville Barnes

I don't agree with your last sentence--where it says encourages more soldiers to seek care--1. Why is it Mental Illness if a Soldier has a problem?

Raquel Dodd
Raquel Dodd
  • Orville Barnes

Why is it just a problem if he might kill himself??

Orville Barnes
Orville Barnes
  • Orville Barnes

All things start with a problem

Jeannie Odonnell-betzold
Jeannie Odonnell-betzold
  • Orville Barnes

Soldiers go through hell! If someone has reached the point of suicide it has become a mental illness called depression. Heard of it? Anyone who is at that point after giving so much of themselves for us. Should not have to ever feel so alone and shouldn't have to worry about going for help or care

Joan Carol Cramer Cummings

I can't even imagine what our heroes and their families are facing everyday. How can anyone ignore their needs when they have given so much to all of us? This is heart wrenching!

Joan Carol Cramer Cummings
Joan Carol Cramer Cummings
  • Joan Carol Cramer Cummings

45 have died this month. It breaks my heart!

Joleen Cline
Joleen Cline

This is so sad. and I could talk forever on how wrong and fucked up this situation is. Cuz I too have lost a very close friend to this reason. R.I.P. Jacob Andrews We all love you!

Lauri M Turner
Lauri M Turner
  • Joleen Cline

I don't know if you saw the the interview I did on Chanel 41 on the 18th. The reasons for the story was the high number of military suicides in July. I pray this number goes down. I pray for the day it is zero.

Joleen Cline
Joleen Cline
  • Joleen Cline

I know hun me too! And yes i did see the interview. thank you for posting it on facebook. Love you. And tell Ashley and babe jake hi for me. Cant wait to see them again soon!!

Douglas Thuma
Douglas Thuma

Oliver Leo Breedon has the right idea about not haveinf poeople that were in a "War Zone" makr the deciesions, but more than that stay away from the UN. Get the UN out of America, and America out of the UN.
Think about it, every time we fight someone and the UN is involved we lose, Korea, Viet-Nam, Bosnia, and others. We win when left to our selves, Granada, Panama, WWI, WWII, the UN is nothing but a blood-sucking blight on the American Defender, giving secrets to the enemy and living in...

Oliver Leo Breedon has the right idea about not haveinf poeople that were in a "War Zone" makr the deciesions, but more than that stay away from the UN. Get the UN out of America, and America out of the UN.
Think about it, every time we fight someone and the UN is involved we lose, Korea, Viet-Nam, Bosnia, and others. We win when left to our selves, Granada, Panama, WWI, WWII, the UN is nothing but a blood-sucking blight on the American Defender, giving secrets to the enemy and living in spender that they could never afford without American dollars. America suports 2/3 of the UN expenses and the rest od the World 1/3. No more UN telling me I can't have weapons in my house for protection and hunting. It is my Constitutional Right to bear arms. I live in Arizona and we can wear a gun on our hip or secreted on my person. This makes crooks wary of whom they attack. UN out of the US.

Douglas Thuma
Douglas Thuma

I'm sorry for the deaths, a nd if I could do some thing about them I would be standing first in line. The sad fact is no one knows when some onr will snap and that is a shame.
As far as retreating because there are deaths in the "War Zone" that is going to happen, but it should be reported factually. How many were traffic accidents, driving off the road and crashing, training accidents and so on.
We are killing more service in thase types of accidents, drunck driving, texting and other...

I'm sorry for the deaths, a nd if I could do some thing about them I would be standing first in line. The sad fact is no one knows when some onr will snap and that is a shame.
As far as retreating because there are deaths in the "War Zone" that is going to happen, but it should be reported factually. How many were traffic accidents, driving off the road and crashing, training accidents and so on.
We are killing more service in thase types of accidents, drunck driving, texting and other stupid things young people do. Not to mention the murders and accidentlt shooting of our service members.
When the facts come out it would not surprize me if there were less deaths in the "Combat Zones" than any other place. When you are in the shit you are watching for it and if you aren't you become a statisic, four years in Viet-Nam as a Radio Opearator, and six years in the Army taught me to be aware of my surrondings are don't be a statistic.
Of course these are my own thoughts and I could be wrong.

Bobbie Walker
Bobbie Walker

I wasn't in the armed services, but I suffer from extreme PTSD.. I am currently getting a PTSD anonomous meeting started in the four corners area...

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