Compassionate Conservatism?

What Army bureaucrat thinks that this is reasonable behavior for a civilized society?

Amanda Bolduc on Wednesday was holding on tightly to her 3-month-old son, taking advantage of every last minute, memorizing his every feature — she won’t see him again for a very long time.

The young mother, a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army National Guard, has been deployed to Iraq. She will have to leave Brayden behind for the next 18 months while she serves with the 133rd Engineering Battalion.

Chalk it up as another cost of this war.