I read this Flash Report post by John Campbell prior to the House vote on the troop surge in Iraq and he was all red, white and blue about supporting the Troops.Ã‚Â As is Rep. Royce.Ã‚Â As is Rep. Rohrabacher.Ã‚Â One could argue that there’s a “who supports the troops more” contest among the GOP congressional delegation here in the OC on a regular basis.
The Washington Post recently published an article about the deplorable conditions at Walter Reed Hospital in DC where the wounded from Iraq go for stateside treatmnt of all sorts of physical injuries and mental conditions stemming from the War in Iraq.Ã‚Â Please read the article and imagine your son and daughter getthing this sort of care?Ã‚Â It’s shameful.
So where is the OC delegation (you too Loretta) on calling for dramatic changes in the care our wounded soliders get stateside?Ã‚Â So when Campbell starts chest thumping about his support for the troops, its all talk and no action.
The silence on this situation from our elected officials is deafening.Ã‚Â If you want to do something to help, contact the Medical Family Assistance Center at Walter Reed.Ã‚Â They need calling cards for the soldiers and backpacks.Ã‚Â It’s too bad our own government can’t provide these tokens for our wounded soldiers.
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Medical Family Assistance CenterÃ‚Â
BLDG. 2, Third Floor, Room 3E01.
6900 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20307