Two must read articles in the Post about soldiers. One is the return of a soldier the other is fear of farewell. Then there is an interactive gallery about the soldier who returned and reaction from his father.
One of these guys is coming back from his second tour of duty in Iraq that's Sgt. Andrew Snow he's 22. Look how young he looks in the pictures. The other other soldier is Alex Brownstein who is going back for his second tour in July. He is 21. His second tour will be 15 months instead of the normal 12 in order to support the surge.
Just think about their ages and what we've asked them to do. Also think about what we've failed to do to make their mission easier and safer.