Originally posted by MennoniteHobbit
That is an obviously debatable opinion in itself. They volunteer, automatically accepting whatever happens for whatever reason. It's there choice to volunteer and enlist. And some of the very vocal soldiers who've gone AWOL haven't died yet, due to the fact they neglected their duty.
It ultimately lies in the responsibility of Congress and the President to make sure that the soldiers die for a justifiable cause. Still, the soldiers did make a vow to fufill thier duty, and to follow whatever the President decrees.