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To: Kaslin
Dayum! This article just made me feel old.

Interesting article though, thanks for posting it.

Retired DS/DS AF vet.

2 posted on 01/12/2011 1:08:25 PM PST by SZonian (July 27, 2010. Life begins anew.)
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To: SZonian
Dayum! This article just made me feel old.

No kidding, I was at my daughters school for Veterans day, one of the students asked what war I was in, told him I served during the Gulf War, he looked at me like I made it up.

3 posted on 01/12/2011 1:13:24 PM PST by conservonator (How many times? 70 x 7! (still Kant spill))
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To: SZonian

During Desert Shield, I remember Rush talking about “smart” munitions like smart bombs and cruise missiles.

“Saddam, there is good news and bad news for you. The good news is that we tested a cruise missile and it missed its target. The bad news is that it missed it by two feet”


4 posted on 01/12/2011 1:13:28 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: SZonian

I was an intel analyst then. First briefing I gave with the information on hand after Iraq invaded Kuwait was that this was to be a limited incursion into Kuwait to seize the oil fields. At that point Hussein would just wait it out, baiting the UN with false promises of resolution, while strangling Kuwait due to lack of oil sales.

Well, I did occasionally get things wrong :-)


5 posted on 01/12/2011 1:18:03 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (My baloney has a first name, it's DEMOCRAT; my baloney has a second name, it's PARTY)
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To: SZonian

You’re welcome


13 posted on 01/12/2011 1:27:05 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: SZonian

I believe the air war started with a Wild Weasel strike to help take down Iraqi SAM defenses. It was a F-4 Phantom.

I always thought it was fitting that the last enemy that the old girl got to light up was a bunch of rag heads.


19 posted on 01/12/2011 1:42:03 PM PST by NeverForgetBataan (To the German Commander: ..........................NUTS !)
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