View Full Version : Homesick Troops Say They're Still Needed

01-02-2006, 02:35 AM
1 Jan. Associated Press - Homesick Troops Say They're Still Needed (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/01/AR2006010100701.html).

Sgt. Isaiah Killough would love to be with his wife, who's due to have a baby any day. Instead, the 20-year-old military policeman is spending time with detainees in Iraq.

"The only bad thing is being away from my wife right now," said Killough, of West Plains, Miss. "But we're doing a good thing here, and if we leave too early then it would leave us where we started."

Several service members at U.S. bases had mixed reactions to the recent announcement by the Bush administration that some troops in Iraq and Afghanistan could start going home, but all agreed it was important to stay until the job was done...