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Stryker Successes
Washington Times ^ | June 18, 2007 | COL Steve Townsend

Posted on 06/19/2007 7:52:15 AM PDT by centurion316

Overall, the article "U.S. Strykers take beating in Iraq" by Robert H. Reid and Anne Flaherty (World, June 6) presents a fairly balanced view of what some critics view as shortcomings of the Stryker Brigade Combat Team and the Stryker family of combat vehicles. However, as I read through the article, several thoughts occurred to me. First, the Army did more than hope to create a faster, more agile armored unit than those equipped with tanks but with more firepower and protection than light-infantry units -- it did exactly that. The Army's Stryker Brigades are the fastest, most agile, most lethal and best-protected light infantry units in Iraq today.

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TOPICS: Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: armor; army; stryker
Okay Stryker Fans and Foes, you can listen to soldiers who have actually fought this vehicle in combat, or if you prefer, listen to pin headed reporters and malcontents with axes to grind. You choose.
1 posted on 06/19/2007 7:52:17 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: Cannoneer No. 4

Grist for the mill


2 posted on 06/19/2007 7:52:52 AM PDT by centurion316 (Democrats - Supporting Al Qaida Worldwide)
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To: centurion316

Stryker: "I could go on but you'd probably get bored...

3 posted on 06/19/2007 7:55:31 AM PDT by Dilbert56 (Harry Reid, D-Nev.: "We're going to pick up Senate seats as a result of this war.")
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To: SLB

Ping


4 posted on 06/19/2007 7:57:10 AM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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