From an "Old Fart", Advice for our Soldiers in Afghanistan
Afghanistan is taking on the look of Vietnam
I just returned from the region after a REMF "combat tour" of my own, 5 star hotels, dozens of armed guards and "consultations" with tribal leaders in Afghanistan and "everyone" in Pakistan. This qualifies me to be as pig headed as the "Perfumed Princes of the Pentagon" that are running the show. I expect I will start talking out an entirely new orifice any day now. I could, however, talk as a former member of a Marine rifle squad in Vietnam. That might be worth something, as long as I tell it straight. So many seem to have forgotten how to do that.
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