Number of deaths in Iraq since March 2003, 4488. Number of deaths in Iraq since Obama took office, 257. Are you going to apply your same logic to Bush for the 4231 that died under his watch? Do the math, 4231 from March 2003 to Jan 2009 in Iraq vs 1522 for Obama from Jan 2009 to present. You can add in those 257 from Iraq for a total of 1779. That works out roughly to 748/year for Bush and 445/year for Obama. What then? So Obama is a disaster as a military leader. Is Bush 1.7X worse?<quoted text>You think I don't know US servicewomen have died in Iraq and Afghanistan? The article says nothing about cause of death, sometimes illness, accident and negligence kill more people than hostile action.
More than 1522 US servicemembers have been killed in Afghanistan under Obama's leadership since 2009, less than a third that number were killed under Bush's leadership during the first eight years of the war.
Putting women in combat units means training injuries and deaths, even if they never get to combat. Then, there's the effect on male troops fighting and training alongside...
Obama is a disaster as a military leader.
The number of deaths in Afghanistan have increased for all countries since Obama took office by about the same percentages. Half of them have been from IEDs.
Spc. Michelle M. Witmer KIA April 9, 2004. Killed in Bahgdad. That would be the front. She is just one of many. No matter how deep you shove your head in the sand, women are in the line of fire, serving our country with chin up and eyes forward.
Keep on posting. The more you do, the more obvious your idiocy becomes.