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Military Resistance 8H10: Indiana Soldiers Resist Deployment

• Thomas F Barton
An Iowa soldier before a sendoff for the 1st Battalion 194th Field Artillery Unit, July 30, 2010, in Eagle Grove, Iowa. The unit will train in Mississippi and California before heading to Afghanistan in October. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Indiana Soldiers Organizing Open Resistance To Afghan Deployment;  They Are "Publicly Charging Their Company Is Not Properly Trained Or Mentally Fit For Battle"

Private A Says "There’s No Reason We’re Even There. I’m Going Overseas To Fight People Where I Have No Idea That They Did Anything Wrong"

"I Just Want Future Soldiers To Realize You Have To Take This Stuff Into Your Own Hands"

"‘They Know They’re Not There To Help The Afghan People" Says Sgt. Villatoro"
[Thanks to Clancy Sigal, who sent this in.]
August 10, 2010 By CLARE BAYARD, CounterPunch [Excerpts]

Army Reserve members facing imminent deployment to Afghanistan are publicly charging that their company is not properly trained or mentally fit for battle. 

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