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Thank goodness. I always thought "An Army of One" was exactly the opposite of what being in the Army meant.
1 posted on 10/15/2006 7:27:17 AM PDT by raybbr
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To: raybbr

I am sure the velvet pillows, internet connections and masseuses in basic training, along with taking graduates from middle school, will help us win the next war...........tongue out of cheek now.


2 posted on 10/15/2006 7:30:45 AM PDT by jeremiah (Our military are not "fodder", but fathers and mothers and sons and daughters.)
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I thought "Be All You Can Be" was good and didn't need to be changed.
3 posted on 10/15/2006 7:32:23 AM PDT by captain_dave
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I'm glad too...hubby and I never liked the "Army of One".


5 posted on 10/15/2006 7:34:54 AM PDT by 13Sisters76 ("It is amazing how many people mistake a certain hip snideness for sophistication. " Thos. Sowell)
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To: raybbr
Good stuff.

ARMY STRONG

6 posted on 10/15/2006 7:42:33 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Ezekiel 25:17)
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The neighbor's son returned home on leave. He's been through basic, his school, ( Ammo Specialist ), and Air Assualt (? ), He rattled off a bunch of Army jargon. He's going to be stationed at Ft. Campbell . I noticed a big change in the lad. I wish him all the luck.


10 posted on 10/15/2006 8:28:23 AM PDT by csvset (Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil & inhumane)
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To: raybbr
I don't recall the Marine Corps going through so many, if any slogan changes. I may be wrong, but they have a winner with,

The Few, The Proud, The Marines.


11 posted on 10/15/2006 8:38:19 AM PDT by Bear_Slayer (When liberty is outlawed only outlaws will have liberty.)
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The Pentagon should subsidize pro-military action movies, and even encourage a batallion or two of veterans by offering them TDY to work as actors and extras.

In past, this has been problematic, because the left always attacks them for "making propaganda". The Pentagon needs to overcome the fear of this anti-military attitude, and actively encourage pro-military screenplays, productions, direction and acting.

The justification for this lies in the *fact* that *any* military recruitment can and is attacked for being "propaganda", by those that despise the military. No matter how much you might wish to appease those that hate you, it will not change their minds.

Right now, there are natural "movie locations" in the more peaceful parts of both Afghanistan and Iraq that would make for superior cinematography. And plots could be intentionally woven to include not just extreme action, excitement and risk; but also purely humanitarian roles, and the great gamut in between.

And while movies in past have usually focused on just one branch, such movies could crossover, showing the intensity of the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Forces, conventional and unconventional operations, like no typical Hollywood production could dare.

On top of featuring our military, such movies could also show the profound bravery and courage of our allies working alongside of us. Hat tips to those who have been with us side-by-side from the beginning, along with descriptions and maybe a few depictions of their heroism, as well.


14 posted on 10/15/2006 9:04:49 AM PDT by Popocatapetl
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LOL
"the Air Force switched their slogan last month from “Cross Into the Blue” to “Do Something Amazing,”"

"Something Amazing" in like - get to finish a 20 year carrer in 20 years and in the Air Force?

Interesting time for those mid-carrer NCOs now staring loss of job in the face.

Will "USAF, more like Detroit than you know" be the next motto?


16 posted on 10/15/2006 9:09:26 AM PDT by ASOC (The phrase "What if" or "If only" are for children.)
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Yo soy el Army!


18 posted on 10/15/2006 9:21:40 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Face it, every empire comes to an end, and ours is on the down hill slope.)
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To: raybbr; The Bat Lady
For the most part, bloggers are glad to see the old motto (An Army of One) leave as fast as it came. Other bloggers want the slogan “Be All You Can Be” to make a comeback.

I loved the "Be all you can be" would love to see it make a come back.

the "Army of One" is the STUPIDEST slogan I have ever heard and stunned that any military would choose to go with that one.

One person can make a difference but ONE can't go it alone.

I can live with Army Strong but WOULD rather BE ALL YOU CAN BE!!!!

22 posted on 10/15/2006 11:39:45 AM PDT by The Bat Lady (11 million illegals (really 20 million in Gov. math) will become 100 million in 5-8 years)
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