Farmington-Based Reserve Unit Called to Active Duty
By: Lauren Keith
The troops train for combat, even as they eat! These soldiers must keep their weapons on them at all times, just as they will in
Perryville soldier Matthew Mungle says that alone is a bit hard to get used to, but it also fires him up to head into war. " It's a lot of hi-speed training to get ready to go over there," said E-4 Spc. Mungle.
Mungle admits he's a bit surprised he wasn't called to active duty, before now. " I know it's going to take time to rebuild
Mungle and other soldiers wonder if their tour will even last a full year, especially with the announcement that American troops may start pulling out sometime next year. "Whatever happens, and if he says come home, we'll come home in 2006, and if we don't, we have and job to do, and we're proud to do it," said 2nd Lt. Neil Goff.