These guys are veterans of the Iraq war and have volunteered to go back and fight.
Americans have boots on the ground in Iraq, but they are not US military. They are veterans and volunteers, joining forces with Kurdish troops on the front line outside of Erbil.
Why would they go back to this horrible place to risk their lives? One former soldier describes it this way: “The enemy you don’t fight today you leave for your children, and I just can’t have that.”
God speed to all who fight our enemies so our children won’t have to.
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Video courtesy of NBC News