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Army on the Edge
I am a captain in the U.S. Army currently deployed for my second tour in Iraq and can relate all too well to many of the points raised in the cover story [April 23]. 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—something multiple deployments have taken away....

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