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  • 1

    A Favorite of 229 users

    For the Troops

    Our alarm goes off, you hit the snooze and sleep for
    another 10 minutes.
    -He stays up for days on end.
    __________________________
    You take a warm shower to help you wake up.
    -He goes days or weeks without running water.
    __________________________
    You complain of a "headache", and call in sick.
    -He gets shot at, as others are hit, and keeps moving forward.
    __________________________
    You put on your anti war/don't support the troops shirt, and go
    meet up with your friends.
    -He still fights for your right to wear that shirt.
    __________________________
    You make sure you're cell phone is in your pocket.
    -He clutches the cross hanging on his chain next to his dog tags.
    __________________________
    You talk trash on your "buddies" that aren't with you.
    -He knows he may not see some of his buddies again.
    __________________________
    You don't feel like helping out your dad today, so you don't.
    -He does what he is told.
    __________________________
    You walk down the beach, staring at all the pretty girls.
    -He walks the streets, searching for insurgents and terrorists.
    __________________________
    You complain about how hot it is.
    -He wears his heavy gear, not daring to take off his helmet to
    wipe his brow.
    __________________________
    You go out to lunch, and complain because the restaurant got your
    order wrong.
    -He does not get to eat today.
    __________________________
    Your maid makes your bed and washes your clothes.
    -He wears the same things for months, but makes sure his weapons
    are clean.
    __________________________
    You go to the mall and get your hair redone.
    -He doesn't have time to brush his teeth today.
    __________________________
    You are angry because your class ran 5 minutes over.
    -He is told he will be held an extra 2 months.He does as he is told.
    __________________________
    You call your girlfriend and set a date for that night.
    -He waits for the mail to see if there is a letter from home.
    __________________________
    You hug and kiss your girlfriend, like you do everyday.
    -He holds his letter close and smells his love's perfume.
    __________________________
    You ditch class to go to a movie.
    -He goes where he is told.
    __________________________
    You roll your eyes as a baby cries.
    -He gets a letter with pictures of his new child, and wonders if
    they'll ever meet.
    __________________________
    You criticize your government, and say that war never solves
    anything.
    -He sees the innocent tortured and killed by their own government
    and remembers why he is fighting.
    __________________________
    You hear the jokes about the war, and make fun of the men like
    him.
    -He hears the gun fire and bombs.
    __________________________
    You see only what the media wants you to see.
    -He sees the bodies lying around him.
    __________________________
    You are asked to go to the store by your parents.You don't.
    -He does what he is told.
    __________________________
    You stay at home and watch tv.
    -He takes whatever time he is given to call and write home, sleep,
    and eat.
    __________________________
    You crawl into your bed, with down pillows, and try to get
    comfortable.
    -He crawls under a tank for shade and a 5 minute nap, only to be
    woken by gun fire.
    __________________________
    You sit there and judge him, saying the world is a worse place
    because of men like him.
    -If only there were more men like him.
    __________________________
    You gripe at your parents for not buying your favorite snack.
    -He's just happy to get some packages of Kool-Aid and a bag of chips.
    __________________________
    You get mad when you have to share your favorite treat with a younger sibbling.
    -He shares what little bit of anything he has with the men around him.
    __________________________

    Posted by xoashes07xo  ID#:71419
  • 2

    A Favorite of 221 users

    May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't.

    Posted by mgriff  ID#:23898
  • 3

    A Favorite of 173 users

    If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you can read this in english, thank a soldier.

    Posted by mgriff  ID#:24439
  • 4

    A Favorite of 162 users

    The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

    Posted by kilroy85  ID#:158864
  • 5

    A Favorite of 160 users

    The object of war is not to die for your country, but to make the other bastard die for his.

    Posted by aschrage  ID#:240
  • 6

    A Favorite of 137 users

    War does not determine who is right, war determines who is left.

    Posted by tasteslikechicken  ID#:35561
  • 7

    A Favorite of 116 users

    When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace

    Posted by FantasyPixie  ID#:20798
  • 8

    A Favorite of 114 users

    "Sometimes I think war is God's way of teaching us geography."

    Posted by Sinetos  ID#:6982
  • 9

    A Favorite of 113 users

    The first casualty of war is innocence.

    Posted by Sinetos  ID#:23799
  • 10

    A Favorite of 113 users

    love is like war....easy to start... difficult to end... and impossible to forget

    Posted by kerri  ID#:46313
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