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Old 03-12-2011, 12:14 PM   #16
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My nephew just started basics at Fort Ben GA, I wish h
The best and thank all that have served! You deserve it
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Old 03-13-2011, 05:50 AM   #17
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Nice thread . Thanks to all of the brave men and women who have served and are serving now !
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Old 03-13-2011, 12:07 PM   #18
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Question: What's our footprint in Iraq? I still hear we're fighting two wars. Well, we drew down combat ops about a year ago, right?

So how much of presence do we still have there and how much is it costing the American taxpayer.
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Old 03-13-2011, 12:56 PM   #19
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Question: What's our footprint in Iraq? I still hear we're fighting two wars. Well, we drew down combat ops about a year ago, right?

So how much of presence do we still have there and how much is it costing the American taxpayer.
The US has withdrawn all Combat Forces, but 47,000 non-combat forces remain. Which consists of Force protection, infrastructure, medical and maintenance type units.
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Old 03-13-2011, 01:21 PM   #20
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Let's just keep this thread on the appreciation tip.
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Old 05-05-2011, 02:03 PM   #21
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Old 05-05-2011, 02:23 PM   #22
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Good thread to dig up mlm, given that mad props need to go out to our boys that nailed bin Laden.

Naturally we appreciate them for the risk and the sacrifice, which can't be overemphasized. But let's also appreciate the size of our Navy SEAL's nuts, and their incredible skill.
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Old 05-05-2011, 03:33 PM   #23
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All of us who have brains are grateful for what the Seals have done for us.

The rest of us are Rashard Mendenhall.
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Old 05-05-2011, 03:41 PM   #24
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That made me chuckle.

Poor choice of words by me, I should have known what I was walking into around this crowd!
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