Interview: U.S. Soldier Speaks About Iraq Experience

With all the talk in Washington of troop surges and escalation, it’s appropriate to hear what’s going on in Iraq from the perspective of a troop on the ground. Corporal Anthony Gomez, a machine gunner for the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, has served three tours of duty: one in Afghanistan and two in Iraq. Here’s a look at his service, the war, and Washington politics vis-