In the military, parental status is not a barrier to serving in a war. All deploy when the call comes -- single mothers, single fathers, married couples -- relying on a "family-care plan" that designates a caregiver for children when parents are gone.
The thinking is that a soldier is a soldier. "Everyone trains to a standard of readiness and must be able to be mobilized," said Lt. Col. Mike Milord of the National Guard Bureau.
I understand the equality of the sexes, I support this. But I do not support this war. Bring the mothers, wives, sisters,aunts and girlfriends home, hell..bring all the troops home NOW.
If Maliki keeps stalling, fuck Iraq. Bring a big stick when you see him next week Georgie. Tell this s.o.b its now or your on your own mutha fucka.