Polemic – as you like it

Soldiers do as they are told
It isn’t fair that when they’re old
Those well trained men (and so well led),
Retired, sedentary, almost dead,
Must shield themselves from retribution
Just in case of prosecution
By those who think it quite OKAY
To judge their actions then – today.

 

By Michael Shave

 

FILE PHOTO: Special Forces Task Group (SFTG) members fire vehicle-mounted heavy weapons at night on a range at a Forward Operating Base (FOB) in Afghanistan. File photo – 2005 – by Sergeant John Carroll.

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