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den2k88 wrote:
Yes, it's their job, they chose it,
They're in a terrible spot, but it all reminds me of the early stages of Afghanistan/Iraq.

I was living in West Virginia at the time - and it was very common for both parents to be in the army reserves. They'd go for their training, but they would also go for that check they kept whilst in the reserves. Traditionally, easy money.

Then they started being mobilized - and started whining - especially when "Mom" and "Dad" were both called up. Well - there is one question I have to ask - why did you both join if you both weren't expecting to be treated like, well, members of the army reserve and possibly be mobilized? Was the easy money check all you were interested in or was it serving the country?

I won't for them and give an answer - but it does point out that when you take a job you should consider what happens if things go to the extreme scenarios. Don't join the army if you don't want to go to war; don't go into the medical field if you don't want to be around sick people. Yes - both of these can find themselves in a bad state if their luck doesn't hold out.

Finally - I'm not saying these people aren't working their asses off - and they are at a risk I would not take - but remember: this is what they signed up for . . . unless they were only in it for the money, and in that case, my sympathy wares thing.

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