Letter: It is important to remember our soldiers

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 21 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT

In this Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009 file photo, U.S. soldiers patrol the outskirts of Spin Boldak, near the border with Pakistan, about 100 kilometers (63 miles) southeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Emilio Morenatti, Associated Press

Enlarge photo»

Why all the attention about the shootings in Colorado? Sure, it is a terrible thing. But many weeks we lose more soldiers than that and hardly hear anything about their lives and their families in the news. How about equal time for the brave men and women who are fighting for freedom?

Douglas Flegal

Salt Lake City

Try out the new DeseretNews.com design!
try beta learn more
Get The Deseret News Everywhere