Hiding Behind the Skirts Aug 10, 2011 8:59:52 GMT -5
Post by strange on Aug 10, 2011 8:59:52 GMT -5
Aug 9, 2011 23:14:45 GMT -5 @brittles said:Strange: Why don't you ask BBT, Montrose, Steve, Fred or many outhers in this community if war is fun. When you get your answer go and sell your slop to someone who is dumb enough to buy it.
Bandbox seems to enjoy his service very much and is wanting to get right back out there. You're sorta putting your foot in your mouth by using him as an example. He's a real tough and interesting dude and he clearly has respect and adoration for people like the Custer brothers and Sgt Kennedy, and loads of other people who enjoyed war well enough to participate in it with a passion and go to their deaths still fighting.
As for some of the other people you name, its very interesting how much they often sympathize with Reno of all people even though he was a mostly administrative officer and totally screwed up one of the few battles he ever fought in.
Its so easy for you and some of them to stand there with your uniforms and tell me that I'm a civilian screw for saying it wouldn't hurt for soldiers not to dread their profession, but then many of you will toss dirt at Custer and stick up for Reno which is ironic because Custer spent the entirety of his career IN COMBAT, even fighting as a high ranking officer, whereas Reno clearly did not.
Likewise, some of you have bullied Conz and you still snipe at him with your sand box comments here and there or hinted at, all because Conz has apparently never been in battle.... and yet what do any of you have to say for Reno vs Custer whenever that subject is broached?
Who fights more than Custer? Should you pull rank on civilians and tell them not to say war is fun because you have served and they haven't, then how does that rank you next to Custer?
I'd be very impressed if you can write me back and tell me that you stand any where close to Custer. Its not a slam, I'm very interested to know. For as long as you weigh your uniform against others and as long as someone like you happens to stick up for clear and defined pencil pushers like Reno, where the hell does that put you on the totem pole of soldiering?