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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Change the debate -- success

As a father of two sons currently serving in Iraq, I feel compelled to write this letter. Please understand that both are the rank of Captain and could possibly make it their career choice. One works with computers and communications in the Army Signal Corps; the other works in Army Intelligence and will train Iraq Army Captains how to determine what the enemy is planning.Because of my vested interest and I believe the American public's vested interest in our military and the current mission in Iraq, the public should rally and support the troops. By making an effort to understand that our country has much to gain when Iraq becomes a Democracy, able to stand on its own, this will help.The soldiers deserve our understanding and goodwill in order to carry out their mission. The only "debate" should be about how to succeed with the mission.Jerry and Linda BishopSalem