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Stunning Letter: Infantry Colonel Communiqué to Secretary of the Army (MUST READ)
Micheal Yon ^ | 10 October 2012 | Micheal Yon

Posted on 10/10/2012 10:40:01 AM PDT by FreedomPoster

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To: neverdem

Don’t miss #44 for an alternative view.

There is still plenty to weep about, however.


51 posted on 10/10/2012 7:20:44 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: newheart
We couldn't even threaten these guys with "bombing them back to the Stone Age." They wouldn't notice the difference.

hell itd be an improvement and save the locals the labor of digging holes and breaking rocks...

52 posted on 10/10/2012 8:56:49 PM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: Osage Orange
Is this true?

Sure seems like it, so we get to choose between a Muslim and a Mormon. All we're missing is a Scientologist.
53 posted on 10/10/2012 11:43:31 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: FreedomPoster
Huge differences in the people, huge differences in how the war was fought (the people KNEW they had been BEATEN), huge differences in how the peace was administered (military proconsuls, not State Dept. fools).

Politically Correct war and “nation building” does not work.


Major difference is that our enemies now don't concern themselves too much with specific geographical locations. Not much difference between one mountain or cave and another.

And agreed on the nation building. Didn't like it under the first Bush, under Clinton, under the second Bush, or under Obama. A nation has to be worth rebuilding first. Germany and Japan were, all of our enemies from the early 1990s until now, no.
54 posted on 10/10/2012 11:46:46 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: FreedomPoster; Future Snake Eater

Thank you for pinging me to this. I really haven’t discussed things in Afghanistan much with my son, but I get a sense that it’s very hard to pin down, based on where a person is located in Afghanistan, and their command structure (and the personnel within in it). That and he’s in the Marines, but I have a feeling he’d very much agree with what Future Snake Eater had to say about it. He is happy with his officers, and I thank God for that.


55 posted on 10/10/2012 11:51:10 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: FreedomPoster
bm.

56 posted on 10/11/2012 1:08:11 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; w/ different flie$" :^)
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57 posted on 10/11/2012 1:39:25 AM PDT by freds6girlies (many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first. Mt. 19:30. R.I.P. G & J)
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To: Little Ray
"So bacon first, then bullet."

That's apparently why coating the bullets appropriately worked so well in the past.

58 posted on 10/11/2012 8:51:39 PM PDT by Paladin2
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