Oh, no, Honest, we really trust you guys. Really. No Seriously!!
Mora and co-author Sgt. Yance T. Gray, 26, of Ismay, Mont., died Monday when their truck veered off an elevated highway in western Baghdad and fell about 30 feet, the military said. The single-vehicle crash also wounded 11 other soldiers and a detainee.These Things Happen....
The military made no mention of hostile fire. A call to an Army spokesman seeking comment Wednesday was not immediately returned.
The Times piece, called "The War As We Saw It," expressed doubts about American gains in Iraq. "To believe that Americans, with an occupying force that long ago outlived its reluctant welcome, can win over a recalcitrant local population and win this counterinsurgency is far-fetched," the group wrote.
In the last line, the authors reaffirmed their commitment: "We need not talk about our morale. As committed soldiers, we will see this mission through."
Another co-author, Staff Sgt. Jeremy Murphy, was shot in the head while the article was being written. The Army Ranger and reconnaissance team leader flown to a military hospital in the United States and expected to survive.
Mora and Gray, members of the 82nd Airborne Division, joined the military out of a sense of duty and selflessness, people who knew them said. Both were married and leave behind young daughters.
Mora, a permanent legal resident, received his citizenship papers two weeks ago and was waiting to be sworn as a U.S. citizen when his deployment ended in November.
[ cf 2 Soldiers Who Wrote Op-Ed Died in Iraq ]
Especially when you lose your faith in The One True Holy Trinity of WarPresident, WarCzar and Praetor Petraeus!
Can there be any doubt that besides more Tax Cuts we MUST have Privatization of Zombie Hunting!!! you do not want these Soldiers to have Died in Vain, without More Tax Cuts And Privatization of Zombie Hunting!!!
Seriously YOU DO SUPPORT Privatization of Zombie Hunting, or do YOU just Hate Our Troops???
You don't want them to have died in Vain!!! So Contact You Congressman and explain to HIM that we must have more tax cuts and privatization of zombie Hunting, you know, to make the deaths meaningful.