dogtagsandastethoscope asked: Also on that speech nobama gave yesterday. It is true the soldiers didn't react to his cued applause. My husband was there because he was TOLD he had to attend since no one would volunteer to go, and every company needed a certain amount of people there. He said they were pissed because he not once mentioned how he could help the infantry when almost 80% of the soldier there were infantry. And it is not true about starting from scratch in the civilian world many schools give you two years of
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[…]credit for doing specific jobs in the military. So he was just talking out his ass and the soldiers knew it. It was the stupid wives who were cheering and the ones who are newbies to the military.