No parade for troops is imminent
Associated Press Home coming: Sgt. Howard Acoff hugs his family as U.S. Army 1st Cavalry 3rd Brigade soldiers return home from deployment in Iraq at Fort Hood, Texas. For now, there are no plans to hold a huge ticker-tape parade for troops returning from Iraq, no arrangements for a grand, flag-wavi...
WASHINGTON (AP) ó Americans probably wonít be seeing a huge ticker-tape parade anytime soon for troops returning from Iraq, and itís not clear if veterans of the nine-year campaign will ever enjoy the grand, flag-waving, red-white-and-blue homecoming that the nationís fighting men and women received...