SF Gate : "Generation fighting for a bankrupt America"

"I was in the second week of Army basic training on 9/11. When my training platoon was called into formation and given the news, all of us were stunned. None of us had expected to fight a real war. It was college money and job skills that had called us into the armed forces, but in the space of a single morning, we had become the last generation of peacetime recruits".

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