Steve Hogan, father of fallen Marine Hunter D. Hogan received the condolence letter shown below from “Mr. Obama.”
Mr. Hogan wrote on the President’s letter and sent it back hoping that Mr. Obama would see it. We don’t know if he did, but hundreds of thousands of others have and we want to make sure hundreds of thousands more see it too. In the letter he rebuked the “Comm-in-chief” over the rules of engagement that have led to the unnecessary deaths of many of America’s servicemen.
This past week, the US commander of NATO declared the end of the mission against the Taliban in Afghanistan. Obama followed up with a statement declaring,
“Our combat mission in Afghanistan is ending and the longest war in American history is coming to a responsible conclusion.”
However, Mr. Hogan’s letter is a grim reminder of the feelings that permeate many of those currently serving our country in the armed forces. His letter to Obama begins:
“I wonder how many of these get returned to you!