Saturday, July 08, 2006

Air Force Times: Pentagon Says 40,000 Deserted Since 2000

"Since 2000, about 40,000 troops from all branches of the military have deserted, the Pentagon says. More than half served in the Army. But the Army says numbers have decreased each year since the United States began its war on terror in Afghanistan."

"Those who help war resisters say desertion is more prevalent than the military has admitted."

Found on News from Iraq

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