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Yes. Well said.Originally posted by barfle:
Personally, I hope they all come home safe and soon. I support the troops, although I do not necessarily support all aspects of their leader's "mission."
Barfle raises an important point. Only a slender percentage of the U.S. Military have the unfortunate distinction of being in combat. It takes a long wide logistics and support tail to keep the few “teeth” in the fray. I spent 28+ years and didn’t see anything that could be defined as “combat” until the Gulf War in 91 and in Somalia after that and that was 24 years into my career.” Although I never saw combat, I did spend a lot of time away from my family and friends as a member of the armed forces, as I'm sure Haggis, OT, and others have.’
It looks almost exactly like the actor who played Margaret's sometime love on M*A*S*H--"Scully."Originally posted by shostakovich:
Is it my imagination, or does the G.I. on the 1950 Time look like a young Wesley Clark? Actually, it's likely a painted or inked generic G.I. I'm just
That's always been more of a philosophy than a rule mainly because its hard to project troop needs and balance requirements with commitments."US military rules state that troops get one year off before being called back"
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