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Why do we allow CEO of our Country to break the rules of Military?

By sending only children off and families with children of siblings of the same age at the same time that is breaking military policy?

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Asked by Redhatrecipegal at 9:34 AM on Mar. 11, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • That's not entirely true. Siblings can get deployed. Husbands and wives are deployed, leaving their children behind. Mothers/Fathers and their children who are serving can be deployed at the same time. There is an exemption if sole survivor status is claimed and that is usually if the other sibling was killed in combat, maimed, POW, 100% disabled, etc. Otherwise, there is no rule stating that siblings are exempt from combat at the same time.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 9:54 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • how bout a linkie, or some clarification?

    Answer by jewjewbee at 9:35 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • First- not really following you. Do you have sort of point of reference that sent you to ask this?

    Second- CEO? Like we have share holders? If that was the case our CEO would be China.

    Third- We "allow" the President to do these things because (A) we voted him in as a better option than a war hungry republican. and (B) because there is no such "rule" that states anything you mentioned.

    Answer by meandrphoto at 10:01 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Second- CEO? Like we have share holders? If that was the case our CEO would be China.

    My thoughts as well.

    Answer by Carpy at 11:20 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • I had 6 uncles all in at the same time years ago....

    What rule are you referring too?


    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 11:09 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • The present law provides a peacetime exemption for anyone whose parent or sibling was killed in action, died in line of duty, or died later as a result of disease or injury incurred in line of duty while serving in the armed forces of the United States. Also included are those whose parent or sibling is in a captured or missing status as a result of service in the armed forces during any period of time. This is known as the "surviving son or brother" provision. A man does not have to be the only surviving son in order to qualify; if there are four sons in a family and one dies in the line of duty, the remaining three would qualify for surviving son or brother status under the present law.


    Answer by Charis76 at 11:27 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Did the above happen in the case you are refering to?

    Answer by Charis76 at 11:29 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • You are going to have to explain a bit better.

    Answer by lovinangels at 12:19 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Sorry, not clear at all.

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:19 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Since the military is now voluntary and not a draft then it gives anyone the, even an only child/only son the right to enlist if they was only during the draft that an only male child was protected from not being forced to be in the draft.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:44 AM on Mar. 12, 2011

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