In my opinion, one of the best correspondents writing about war is Michael Yon. Yon is very good with a camera, agile with descriptives and understands the importance of immediacy. His knack for drawing the reader into a sensory experience of battle is indisputable.
Yon and others like the father of a soldier about to deploy for a second tour in Afghanistan are calling for removing the red cross emblazoned on MEDEVAC helicopters. Guns and weaponry would then be allowed on the helicopters