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Posted: 9/19/2001 1:47:07 PM EDT
It is driving me crazy. I hate sitting on the side lines and watching this. It's like that "Big game" I always trained for is gonna finally be played (without me). It's not so much an anger, I JUST WANNA GO! I participated in a few "police actions" while in the Marines, but nothing with a purpose like this. Most Vets I talk to understand what I'm saying, but most others do not. Any thoughts? Anybody else going nuts? Godspeed to my brothers of the 26th MEU SgtKiwi
Link Posted: 9/19/2001 2:07:44 PM EDT
I'm 46, outta shape, and married with a big mortgage. But dammit, if I could I'd re-up in a heartbeat.
Link Posted: 9/19/2001 2:18:43 PM EDT
i probably shouldnt say this, as i'm not a vet. Heck, yes, i want to go. when i saw the film the first time my first thought was "i've got an ar15, where to i sign up?". i'm a fair shot, but i'm 48, slow and tired, and i'd be a liability on the battlefield. there are other ways for us older guys to contribute.
Link Posted: 9/19/2001 2:54:37 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/19/2001 2:57:17 PM EDT
I'm 44 I retired in 94 I take the physical on the 25th of Sept, ( I misread the calendar on another thred) Does not mean they will let me go, but I am trying. Ya I wanna go.
Link Posted: 9/19/2001 3:45:15 PM EDT
I am pissed that I am too old (47) to go. Damnit, I spent 7 years learning to be a damn good tanker. It just isn't right for this to be a young mans game.
Link Posted: 9/19/2001 3:56:52 PM EDT
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