The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan put full-time strains on part-time soldiers from the National Guard and reserves.
They raise questions about the structure of the armed forces, and the lives of those asked to fight.
Brig. Gen. Stewart Rodeheaver, Deputy Commanding General, First Army, Fort Gillem, Ga.; Recently returned from Iraq (June 2006) where he commanded the 48th Brigade Combat Team of the Georgia Army National Guard
Maj. Gen (ret) Michael Davidson, Former Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for National Guard Matters
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY), Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee
Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) , Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee