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Old 20 Sep 17, 01:54
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Have you been in a parade? They're not fun for those marching. Hours spent waiting for it start, waiting for transport back to garrisons and the travel time home. Time better spent training and recovering from deployments and not wasting money on show and tell like Little Kim
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I hear you loud and clear. Yet, a parade to show pride in our military is money well spent.

In my lifetime, I only recall a brief moment in time when the people truly appreciated and honored our military. That was post Desert Storm.
The out pouring of support for the military since 9-11 has outpaced anything from Desert Storm etc. Hands down.
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The out pouring of support for the military since 9-11 has outpaced anything from Desert Storm etc. Hands down.
My war was a bit earlier and the support we didn't get influenced where I ended up retiring.

Most Germans didn't blame the soldiers of the US but the Governments that sent them to Nam. They knew the difference between bad government and the common soldiers from their own bitter experience.
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My war was a bit earlier . . . .
How early was it?

Sorry, but you left that one there.
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How early was it?

Sorry, but you left that one there.
Read profiles younin, read profiles.
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He uses this hand jester a lot. What's it mean?

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What a jerk and fool. Just stfu, you and the country would be better off.

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