Veterans And Military Families Want The U.S. To Withdraw Troops Out From Afghanistan

A UH-60 takes off in Afghanistan in preparation for transporting troops and supplies across the country on April 18, 2019. (Capt. Roxana Thompson/Army)

Military Times: Veterans, military families want out of Afghanistan: poll

Veterans and military families overwhelmingly support plans to fully withdraw troops from Afghanistan and similarly favor a complete U.S. military pullout from Syria, according to a new poll from a conservative activist group released Wednesday.

Concerned Veterans for America, which has close ties to the conservative Koch brothers’ network and the Trump administration, said the results indicate that President Donald Trump should follow through with his public comments to bring those troops home.

“Veterans and military families have borne the brunt of America’s endless wars, and after nearly two decades of fighting there is clear support among both groups for a new approach to American foreign policy,” said Dan Caldwell, executive director at Concerned Veterans for America.

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WNU Editor: The online survey results are here.

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