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    NYT Essay Rips 'Cult of The Uniform'...Says Soldiers Aren't 'Heroes'

    I think this is a great story about a few cooks, fuel guys and some regular support types. Don't think for one second that just because a guy is slinging hash is doing any thing less than hero work because when called to do their part to pick up that weapon to defend their brothers and sisters...
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    Retirement Overhaul scares me

    From an August 2008 DoD Board of Actuaries' report "In any given year, looking at populations of non-disabled military retirees age 60 and older, the death rate for active duty enlisted retirees is 20 to 25 percent higher." Notice it says NON-Disabled so it is not including those of us who have...