Nearly half of millennials polled in a recent Harvard survey said they support the use of ground troops against the Islamic State after the Paris attacks, but 85% of those same people said they would not join the military, reported The Washington Post.
This is not a new trend among 18 to 29-year-olds; The Washington Post found that the expectation that millennials place on others to fight on their behalf will carry on through their generation as it has for the last several post-draft generations.
The poll, which was conducted between Oct. 30 and Nov. 9, with follow-up questions asked again after the Nov. 13 attacks on Paris, saw a 13-point rise in the number of millennials who would like to see boots on the ground fighting the Islamic State.
In short, 47% of young people believe that troop action against the Islamic State is necessary, but most feel serving is not their responsibility.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
Airman 1st Class Isaiah Edwards has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after a military jury found him guilty of murder in connection with the death of a fellow airman in Guam, Air Force officials announced on Tuesday.
A Russian man got drunk as all hell and tried to hijack an airplane on Tuesday, according to Russian news agencies.
So, pretty much your typical day in Siberia. No seriously: As Reuters notes, "drunken incidents involving passengers on commercial flights in Russia are fairly common, though it is unusual for them to result in flights being diverted."