Poll: Troops oppose Syria strike by 3-1 margin

Nevertheless, the poll shows that service members are expressing the same concerns as the general public about military action in Syria, as polls have consistently shown public opposition since President Obama said he wanted to launch strikes in Syria.

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The survey found 80 percent did not believe getting involved in the Syrian civil war was in the U.S. national security interest.

In addition, respondents cited money issues and questioned the strategic logic of attacking Syria.

“We don’t have money for anything else but we have a couple hundred million dollars to lob some Tomahawks and mount an expensive campaign in Syria?” said Army Sgt. 1st Class Chris Larue, a 39-year-old maintenance expert at Fort Eustis, Va.