In response to "Against full-body scans" (letter, Jan. 7), from the military spouse in Germany about having her privacy invaded: Are you kidding me?
I am on my second and final tour of duty in Iraq, and every time I hear on the news or read in the paper about some idiot trying to blow up an American-bound plane or boat, it makes me that much more upset about how certain people feel about the way we are trying to stop it.
As for me and my friends here in war, we are ready to see our families again, and if that means full-body scans, then so be it. As a matter of fact, I will let them scan me twice, if necessary. No matter what it takes to get me home to my family, I am all for it. After Sept. 11, 2001, there is no measure of security that should be taken that would offend anyone.
Now, granted, the response by the writer in Germany is her all-out right, but if someone doesn’t want his privacy invaded, no one is forcing him to fly. The few minutes of invasion will not only save my life, but also the lives of all of us who are here fighting for our way of life. And that way is free!
God bless America, and God bless our leaders to make the right decisions.
Sgt. Richard AnthonyCamp Taji, Iraq