"I used to be a punk and then I went to basic training."
"Ultra-left or ultra-right is a very dangerous thing for this nation. The middle ground is the best way to go."
"I was there to take care of people. That’s ultimately why I really wanted to be there."
"As soon as the Americans leave, the Taliban’s going right back in. "
"They will be my friends for life. They’ll be my family for life."