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Posted: 2/18/2001 2:44:28 AM EST
Just curious what everyone's thoughts were on the recent missile strikes on Baghdad. I left Kosovo not too long ago - I'm wondering what the chances are of me being sent to the Mid-East next.  
Link Posted: 2/18/2001 4:08:44 AM EST
[#1]
Get ready...it is coming...
Link Posted: 2/18/2001 4:25:05 AM EST
[#2]
DANM I HOPE SO!!! I can have my sh*t packed and ready to go in hours.

LETS GET IT ON!!!!
Link Posted: 2/18/2001 5:57:59 AM EST
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Link Posted: 2/18/2001 6:07:09 AM EST
[#4]
Seems like a good time to break in those new Low cost Autonomous Smart missles that we have been developing.

Hope you got all your shots up to date.

Link Posted: 2/18/2001 6:12:57 AM EST
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Link Posted: 2/18/2001 7:00:14 AM EST
[#6]
Chances are I'll be going back to Kosovo ( candyland - joke of a deployment) anyway in 2002 - but I'm hoping to actually see some of Europe while I'm overseas. And if we did go to all-out-war in the Middle East - it would be messy as hell.
Link Posted: 2/18/2001 8:59:48 AM EST
[#7]
Nothing is going to happen. As much as I want to go down there and kick some ass, I just don't see any reason for Dubya to send us...
Link Posted: 2/18/2001 10:27:04 PM EST
[#8]
If going to the gulf has ANYTHING to do with Israel it wont happen. The saudis wont allow it nor will any arab nation.
Link Posted: 2/19/2001 5:44:44 AM EST
[#9]
I would expect just more bombing.  Iraq would have to invade a country for another ground war.  
Link Posted: 2/19/2001 5:53:03 AM EST
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Link Posted: 2/19/2001 6:13:30 AM EST
[#11]
I'm stationed overseas in Germany. They can redeploy a unit after they have had 6 months for recovery. Crazy, huh? We also spend 6-7 months of the year in the field. Between the black beret thing and the Army's ongoing stupid PC policies I think this will eventually become "Army of None"........ [smoke]
Link Posted: 2/19/2001 6:18:57 AM EST
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Don't they still have the old rule where they "could" not deploy you  overseas until you had spent a year in the States?
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Nope.
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I had a 9 digit shop teacher that said "Why is there never enough time to do things right but there`s always enough time to do it again."?
Link Posted: 2/19/2001 6:33:15 AM EST
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