- Politics and Social Issues
Our Veterans From Iraq
Scott Olsen UnAmerican?...
Two weeks before Christmas I was commenting on Mary615's hub about our young generations, and we told her things that..the next day we felt bad for telling her like it was regarding our Youth and she said, "since I have a wider scope on International affairs, why not write on the subject." Besides I have a son in the Air Force and my 18 years old will join soon.
WHAT IS HAPPENING AS WE SPEAK?
The average young soldier is coming home to join his/ her family, but, whoever thought it was or would be easy to join the work force...think about it. These young generations with all that potential energy, and free time, will do something instead of just checking those latest apps.
My kid is about to get a degree in Electrical Engineering and he said he "is not coming home" and will stay where he is (Germany). I don't blame him, he has the drive, the discipline and he could not bear the fact that coming back to a civilian life would mean the end of his Career.
Let's see what is happening in Mexico:
The drugs Cartel have ended a truce to spread its bloody war..to the Capital of this Country. These Cartels are getting so out of hand, that we think, we believe that ..God forbid, these mercenaries will entice these unemployed Ex soldiers that were neglected, and are being neglected a decent living. I have been in Colombia several times and have seen how they have been fighting a civil war of their own, but take a look to what the Cartels are all about:
You are about to be sent to your 9th deployment...
You have a wife and a family. Deployment either is voluntary or arranged for people like you. Good record, stunning profile and besides who wants to get the masses' opposition to recruit new soldiers? You knew you have seen a lot. Depression pills have taken a toll on your brain and we blame the Pharmaceutical industry for getting away with murder, carrying on the game set by the armament dealers and their lobbyists in DC. You have a young wife and they want a brighter future, but in the process, you have changed and...you don't to want to tell much of your last 8 deployments, and one morning..that brain glitch tells you this simple thing: Pull the trigger...we are out of here!! Everybody scatter!!
The Psychology Of A Veteran
We all agree that these young army soldiers come with a load: post traumatic stress disorders and lots of mental problems. But what about the young generations that either were cheated on, while on detour, and the ones that came back home still single? We can see that euphoria from within their eyes. Most young girls will catch up with that and will love that energy. Remember... they were trained to be on the front end, like a tiger...curiously and women still love that adrenaline. Think again, if you young woman are going to date this strong guy that will protect you from that 'loser' that was bothering you, think again. I advice you to take your time and analyze his behavior. You can ask questions to his/her own mom. Unfortunately the rate of domestic violence will increase alarmingly.
The Sum of All Fears.
As we said, and we do not beat around the bush; if these young kids like Scot Olsen don't find an outlet, we expect to see a veteran... with probably a nice profile for a leader to take their cause and join the 99%. We don't want nothing against our Country. But If these free minds think is their time, they will bring Cairo, Tripoli and Beijing to our 'Wall streets'