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Radical,Traitor or Stress?

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Submitted by ahmadzafire (United States), Nov 11, 2009 at 16:03

AAWWWW! I'm so damn mad. As a Soldier in this great country of ours. I feel sorry for all my fallen comrades at Fort Hood. My God's blessing be upon them. I'm a practicing Muslim that been serving for eight yrs now. One reason I joined was to fight for my American people. I joined on Sept 11,2001, right after the towers terror attacks. This sick damn piece of trash is making it worst for all other good American Muslims. That love and care for this country as much or more than other Americans. I do my best to help people understand the Islam when they ask. That the religion is really about peace. I use to think most of the terror suspects were illiterate people but I was wrong. Now I see more and more Doctors, Officers and education people that comment these crimes in the name of God.

I never defended any terrorist or will I start. All I will only say judge me by the way I treat you. Any military personal that been deployed as much as I have. Know that there are a whole lot more good Muslims that fight alongside us. Wheatear their Iraqis, Afghans or from Kuwait. Even I don't trust much of any them, they still considered us as battle buddies and friends. I also see many of our troops make friends with fellow Muslims from these countries. No it's not the religion, it's the people. To blame a faith based on people actions of man is wrong and selfish.

But what troubles me so much is everybody talking about that there were signs!!! Well why the hell did this happen?. The Army especially has suicide aware and prevention classes and briefs all the time. With a list of other programs for us in cases as this one. The first safety is us as a individual and if someone seen or heard anything of the such and did not report it is just as bad as this dumb terrorist. Even for the hell of saying that he wasn't a terrorist and it stemmed from something else. You still have no damn reason to shoot people.

We have soldiers that have PTSD and not many have snapped like this. Although we did have some, I do remember about 12 to 15 yrs ago at Fort Bragg . A Soldier went crazy and hide in a tree during a Brigade run and start shooting people from over head. So.. there a chance it was something else? Maybe but I'm not buying it , and as a Muslim he should have thought of what type of backlash this could have on law bidden Muslims in America. Especially since 911 and the two wars. MAY GOD BLESS US ALL!!!

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