“These captains have known nothing but war and nonstop deployments. No amount of money can compensate me for missing my daughter’s first play.”
-- Brig. Gen. Mark O’Neill, on a new Army program offering bonuses of up to $35,000 to retain young officers in intelligence, aviation and other specialties. They usually make about $4,000 a month.
Friday, October 19, 2007
Theater is priceless
With the last two posts groaning under the weight of their succeeding comments, I figured it was time to put something – anything – else out. I want to circle back on some of the comments – particularly ones like Amy’s that ask pertinent questions back at me – but that’ll have to wait until I have more than 5 minutes to sit and write. In the meantime, here’s a quote I ran across yesterday. I’m always finding references to theater where I least expect it (last week’s Bionic Woman episode, for instance). This one is from this week’s Newsweek:
Posted by Dave T at 8:35 AM