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Old 05-11-2009, 01:37 PM
 
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It would seem that the military needs to consider banning all assault weapons for soldiers. Indeed, a complete firearms ban for soldiers should be studied.
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:03 PM
 
Location: Earth
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If he was Army, they should look at reducing these back to back 15 month deployments.
They have 6 months between deployments.
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:09 PM
 
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If he was Army, they should look at reducing these back to back 15 month deployments.
They have 6 months between deployments.
Deployments are back down to 12 months now, starting last August.
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:11 PM
 
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Ummm, I don't think so.
At least, not for a few brigades that I know of.
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:15 PM
 
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Deployments are back down to 12 months now, starting last August.
Still too long. Its time to get out of there all together. Obama should be pressed to get out of Iraq now.

Last edited by cleanhouse; 05-11-2009 at 02:17 PM.. Reason: sp
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:18 PM
 
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Ummm, I don't think so.
At least, not for a few brigades that I know of.
Are you referring to brigades already in country? I don't think its retroactive - only applies to new deployments.

President Bush Announces Shorter Deployments
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:20 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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5 fewer rednecks. Evolution in action.
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Baltimore
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5 fewer rednecks. Evolution in action.
Absolutely gross.
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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A soldier killing his comrades.

That's messed up.
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:31 PM
 
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It would seem that the military needs to consider banning all assault weapons for soldiers. Indeed, a complete firearms ban for soldiers should be studied.
You dare use a tragedy within US troops to make a stupid point about gun control?
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