ABC's big "surprise": The actual troops don't want McCain -- they want to come home
Maybe the absence of the "M word" is not so surprising: Why would the troops support a candidate who wants to keep them fighting in the desert for a long, long time, when they mainly want to come home?
Though the military is generally a more conservative group, soldiers like Sgt. Justin Sarbaum are just as eager for a pull-out as the Democratic candidates. Sarbaum said he wondered which presidential candidate would be able to better the U.S. relationship with rogue nations, such as Iran, so that soldiers are not sent off to another war.