Troop morale in Iraq hits rock bottom

The US Army is getting demoralized while their family back home are “getting angry”:http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/04/national/04FAMI.html.

US troops facing extended deployments amid the danger, heat, and uncertainty of an Iraq occupation are suffering from low morale that has in some cases hit “rock bottom.” ……

In one Army unit, an officer described the mentality of troops. “They vent to anyone who will listen. They write letters, they cry, they yell. Many of them walk around looking visibly tired and depressed…. We feel like pawns in a game that we have no voice [in].”

>>Troop morale in Iraq hits ‘rock bottom’ | csmonitor.com

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