Tuesday, April 04, 2006

The sacrifices of our armed forces...

Army Staff Sgt. Vincent Worrell, 25, at the US Air Force Theater Hospital in Balad, Iraq, a day after he was injured by an improvised explosive device as he walked on patrol near Tal Afar.

Photo: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times. Compliments of Truthout.

I thought twice about publishing this picture. In the end the decision to publish was based on the belief that we need to know about the extraordinary sacrifices made by the men and women in our armed services. As I've said before, the mainstream media provide a very sanitized version of the war.