"We are not getting into our career field for the safety of it."
"I figured the military would buy me some time to sort of figure out what I was doing."
"We love every Marine that we were there with, so we get emotionally attached to each other."
"What I miss most about Afghanistan is the bonding you have with the other guys."
"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. "
"We have sweeps, bomb sniffing dogs, that kind of stuff."