I realize we are in the midst of a horrific event taking place in the Gulf.
My heart is heavy for the families who are facing the loss of family businesses, it is difficult to see the oil covered birds and know that fish are dying.
But, God help me....we lost thirty American soldiers in Afghanistan so far this month.
Our news is saturated with the events of the oil spill....have we forgotten we are still at war?
Have we forgotten that we have Service Men and Women serving in a country far from home?
Will somebody please give me 5 minutes on the CBS Evening News to remind America our Nation is still at war? 5 Frickin' minutes...please!
C'mon, Folks....I'm a Blessed Mom! My sons are both Stateside...for now!
I just need to know.....does anybody care?
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DOD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device June 7 in Konar, Afghanistan. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
Sgt. Joshua A. Lukeala, 23, of Yigo, Guam;
Spc. Matthew R. Catlett, 23, of Houston, Texas;
Spc. Charles S. Jirtle, 29, of Lawton, Okla.; and
Spc. Blaine E. Redding, 22, of Plattsmouth, Neb.