"Join the military and get out of poverty because that was the lifestyle that Lynn brought to my family."
"You don't necessarily hear too much about the military assisting people."
"I’m a student, I’m a veteran, I’m not active duty. This is me now."
"I felt the duty to repay my dues to a country that accepted me as one of their own"
"Ultra-left or ultra-right is a very dangerous thing for this nation. The middle ground is the best way to go."
"We love every Marine that we were there with, so we get emotionally attached to each other."
"I was made for the Marine Corps but it was not made for me."
They were telling us conflict was not going to have any clear cut victory anymore.