You gotta hand it to the Pentagon and this evil, corrupt administration. They sure do know how to cover their bases.
Over 1,100 members of the Minnesota National Guard who have been deployed to Iraq for 22 months, longer than any other unit currently serving, are being denied education benefits because their orders were written for 729 days - one day short of qualifying for extra tuition to pay for school.
1st Lt. Jon Anderson said he never expected to come home to this... "It's pretty much a slap in the face," Anderson said. "I think it was a scheme to save money, personally. I think it was a leadership failure by the senior Washington leadership... once again failing the soldiers."
And yet another failure chalked up for the "fourth branch of government", who failed to report this news nationally. I bring this up once again: the "General Petraeus or General Betray Us?" ad gets non-stop coverage on major news outlets, but this sickening story of our government screwing yet again the very troops they claim to support is only reported on an NBC affiliate in Portland, Maine.
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