Military Smoking Ban: A Soldier’s Perspective

Concerning a possible ban on smoking in the military, so far we’ve heard from agenda-driven politicians and pencil-neck, vegan, government statistician cubicle-jockeys for whom walking quickly by a couple of stuffed-shirts arguing over a parking spot outside The Willard is the closest they’ve ever come to a combat zone — so how about we hear from the people this will actually have an effect on?

My own wildly sarcastic opinion on a possible ban on smoking in the military is this: Heaven forbid the brave young men and women we send out to face enemy bombs and gunfire should do something unhealthy:

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