Today, at thePentagon.
Opens By Insulting The Coast Guard
Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Coastmen — Coast Guardmen [sic], thanks for coming, thanks for wearing the uniform.
General David Petraeus took command with a new mission: Work with Iraqi forces to protect the Iraqi people, pressure [sic] the enemy into strongholds, and deny the terrorists sanctuary anywhere in the country. And that is precisely what we have done.
After Which In The Following
To allow this to happen would be to ignore the lessons of September the 11th and make it more likely that America would suffer another attack like the one we experienced that day — a day in which 19 armed men with box cutters killed nearly 3,000 people in our — on our soil; a day after which in the following of that attack more than one million Americans lost work, lost their jobs.
Actually, It’s About 1400 Miles
About the same time as we launched Operation Iraqi Freedom, coalition forces, thousands of — hundreds of miles away launched an assault on the terrorists in the mountains of southern Afghanistan in an operation called Operation Valiant Strike.
What The Enemy Doesn’t Got
When Americans like Spanky Gibson serve on our side, the enemy in Iraq doesn’t got a chance.
100% Casualty Rate?
You will always remember the comrades who served with you in combat did not make the journey home. America remembers them as well.