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Christmas 2012

Original Saepe_Expertus Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 11:16 AM
"col. North WROTE: "Few of our countrymen really comprehend this uncertainty. Fewer than two percent of us even know the name of someone serving in uniform". TRUE...fewer than 0.47% of the current generation have EVER served. For those of you who are a little shaky on your percentage-oriented math, that number is less that one-half of 1% !
EPHRATA, PA -- Five years ago, this annual Christmas column was written while our Fox News "War Stories" team was embedded with the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division south of Baghdad. A year earlier, the Christmas 2006 column was written in Ramadi, Iraq, while we were embedded with 1st Battalion, 6th Marines in what was then the bloodiest place on the planet. In 2005, this column originated with 3d Battalion, 7th Marines and the 2nd Brigade of the 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania National Guard, in Anbar Province. In the days before Christmas that year, we were able to document the...