Originally Posted by patteeu
Shouldn't the deal be made up front? Is that the deal he signed up for? Has he been cheated out of something he was promised? Limitless benefits for people who do important jobs is a fine sounding idea, but it's not reasonable.
Its hard for me to believe he has NOTHING -that should turn every americans stomach- after 16 years of active duty service.
And no, i dont think a full slate of benefits is too much to ask for these guys... the training alone that they go through is unbelieveably hard on their bodies, let alone the real missions they do.
If congress can get a raise every year, the money is there to take care of these guys who volunteered for the hairiest shit imaginable.
Be a fiscal conservative at someone elses expense, dont cheat our elite hero's out of something to ease their life as they transition back to the civilian world.