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Training for war. Training to re-enter society after war. Why the desperity in gov't funding?


From the time Americans are born, we are taught the value of patriotism and fighting for our freedom. Schools, libraries and recruiters, all gov't funded, groom us for armed forces. Then we are intensely trained in combat tactics, physically and technically. Expensive! Then, sent off to war. When returning, seems like there is only charities to help transition these people back to civilian life. For many, this won't happen. Where is our gov't then? I even have to fill the tank before returning a rental car. Don't the vets of war deserve to have their tanks refilled? They are why we are here!

 

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Alan Robert Lancaster (alancaster149) says

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    AlexK2009 4 years ago

    Soldiers are always treated this way. Private Eye noted regiments were disbanded as that is cheaper than cancelling contracts for Aircraft carriers. After the falklands war MArgaret Thatcher tried to exclude disabled veterans from her victory parade.

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    I'M BANNED Y'ALL!!!!!!!!!! (tussin) 4 years ago

    Are you calling for mandatory military service as many countries have? If not, then you have to accept the fact that when military service is optional most people choose not to serve. You cannot blame people for wanting to preserve their own lives.

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