Inbox: Apr. 30, 2007

Army on the Edge

I am a U.S. Army captain deployed for my second tour in Iraq and can relate all too well to the cover story [April 16]. It is important for the American people to know the state of the Army. Many of my fellow junior officers are leaving because of frequent and lengthy deployments. We all understand the call to serve and have done so without complaint and with distinction. But there is no substitute for spending time with your wife or children. The Army is at a crossroads, and the only way to prevent a further decline...

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