Originally Posted by peacepipe
Whatever happened to "leave no man behind"? Or is just BS?
This sends a great message to all current and future soldiers,that if you get captured your country will not forget about you.
If he's a deserter he will face the the consequences.
I disagree. It sends a great message to the taliban. If we can capture an american we can trade for 5 of our buddies. This just increased the danger of the warfighters tenfold. Stupid decision by the POTUS.