"Thomas Gibbons-Neff, a sergeant in the Marines, is president of the Georgetown University Student Veterans Association. He served as a rifleman in the 1st battalion, 6th Marines in Afghanistan in 2008 and 2010."

Please take a few moments to read Thomas Gibbons-Neff recent opinion piece in the Washington Post, I could justify fighting in Afghanistan — until the Boston bombing.

The full op-ed can be found at http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/i-could-justify-fighting-in-afghanistan--until-the-boston-bombing/2013/04/26/e483321c-ad26-11e2-b6fd-ba6f5f26d70e_story.html