Combat Deaths in Iraq Top 150
Within the past 24 hours, another three US soldiers have been killed in the "guerrilla-type campaign" engulfing Iraq. The rocket attack on their convoy brought the number of combat deaths to 152 38 since May 1st. Surpassing the first Gulf War total, the casualty count has steadily increased despite the official end to hostilities.
I always feel like Im a target, says Spc. Anthony Gisi, standing in a Humvee behind the most powerful weapon these soldiers have to defend themselves a mounted .50-caliber machine gun. Kind of feel like bait up here in the gunners hatch.
President Bush's statement about Iraqi resistance "Bring 'em On!" is unfortunately ringing fatally true for too many American soldiers, leading many citizens to demand: "Bring 'em Home!"
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