The problem is, the security mission goes on here and if we take some out, those that are left are at some risk it increases their risk, ... Unfortunately, we're not able at this time unless someone is known to have a family member wounded or injured or killed we're not in a position to make those adjustments.
Of course the debate and the bitterness of it is disturbing. But, after all, we are a democracy and that is what democracy is about. People will have differences of opinion, ... Certainly, soldiers are concerned about whether or not they enjoy the support of not only their elected representatives but the people. And they know that they have their support.