Nor should the U.S. military be forced to remain in Iraq essentially as an army for one side of a civil war.
– Peter DeFazio
That was a pretty fine Army that we had in 1965. By 1973, it was in tatters. It was a disgrace to the country and to itself, to its own heritage, really. So it’s, you know, the Army belongs to all 307 million of us. It is our common possession, it’s our common heritage. As goes the Army, so goes the republic.
– Rick Atkinson
In my day, when I was a young kid, army duty was compulsory in South Africa or you go to jail. I had the choice, so I spent a year in the entertainment unit, and outside of doing shows – and I used to write for, arrange for the big band – outside of doing that, I actually had a rock band in the army.
– Trevor Rabin