Tell Me Again, Why Did My Friends Die In Iraq?


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It was probably chilly that December day in Fallujah back in 2004. A man you probably never heard of, Lance Corporal Franklin Sweger — along with thousands of Marines and soldiers — was engaged in some of the worst combat since Vietnam.

“Everything’s OK mom, don’t worry about me,” he told his mother two weeks before. “I think I’m going to make it.” Read more