The Infamous April 19

Iv’e been fortunate that for the last 8 years, when I think of April 19th, it is not because of the historical significance of 1775, and the war that followed. It is not because of the atrocity committed at Waco. It is not about the follow on to that tragedy, by way of OK City.
Eight years ago I finished my last deployment and put boots on the ground in the US. It is hard to put into words how you feel when you know you are home after being in the non permissive environment that is Iraq. Go ahead and say what you want about the US but understand some facts. This is the best place in the world to exercise your freedoms. This is the only place in the world where you will have the opportunities that you do. If you want to talk shit, but are only using facts you get off of youtube, and you’re not offering a solution, you are wrong.
Be an example. Be what Pete at WRSA says concerning “Be the leader you are looking for.”

JCD
American by BIRTH, Infidel by CHOICE

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9 thoughts on “The Infamous April 19

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  2. For all the shit that gets talked about the US, it is still the only place to be. I may talk that shit occasionally but it is only to try and preserve what we do have.

  3. Crazy, exactly 9 years ago I (and my cohorts) were helicoptered out of a fob in Iraq to begin cycling back to the states. It was a long awaited trip and I’m glad you reminded me of it.

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