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LABORATORY OF WAR
New York Post ^
| RALPH PETERS
Posted on 04/09/2003 3:40:14 AM PDT by kattracks
Edited on 05/26/2004 5:13:15 PM PDT by Jim Robinson.
April 9, 2003 -- AMERICA'S armed forces entered the war in Iraq with the finest equipment, the best training and the most advanced doctrine in the world. Our military will end the war with priceless practical experience of what works on the 21st century battlefield and what doesn't.
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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iraqifreedom; ralphpeters
posted on 04/09/2003 3:40:14 AM PDT
Ralph Peters' article is already out of date. We've got amigos fighting to LIBERATE their own country. Its now their show.
posted on 04/09/2003 3:42:55 AM PDT
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posted on 04/09/2003 3:44:15 AM PDT
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Excellent article that many need to read and understand. Refining our military operations requires battlefield experience. Our next war will reflect further operational and equipment improvements based on what is happening in Iraq.
posted on 04/09/2003 4:35:19 AM PDT
"The Marines are particularly good stewards of tax dollars. We are foolish not to treat them more generously."
Amen. A good start would be the helmet mounted NVGs, Trijicon rifle sights and tactical kneepads issued to most Army grunts. The Corps will get a big operational boost when the 360 ordered Ospreys hit the field around 2008, if they can work out the last of the bugs.
Ooh Rah !
posted on 04/09/2003 4:58:17 AM PDT
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