Sunday, October 08, 2006

And Will We Care For Them When They're Home?
"September was horrific."
Last month, 776 U.S. troops were wounded in action in Iraq, the highest number since the military assault to retake the insurgent-held city of Fallujah in November 2004, according to Defense Department data. It was the fourth-highest monthly total since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003.
[I]f the early October trend continues, this month could be "the worst month of the war," said John E. Pike, director of, a Virginia-based Web site that tracks defense issues.

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