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LynnTheDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-28-05 01:11 PM
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  -US military helicopter crashes in Afghanistan maddezmom  Jun-28-05 12:53 PM   #0 
  - CNN said it was a CH-47?  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 12:53 PM   #1 
  - It's the Same Thing  maxrandb   Jun-28-05 12:59 PM   #2 
  - thanks...  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 01:02 PM   #5 
  - Sadly, the Taliban *is* making a comeback.  Career Prole   Jun-28-05 01:31 PM   #22 
     - Yes, it is heating up, here is an article in a Canadian newspaper  Spazito   Jun-28-05 01:52 PM   #31 
        - My husband left for Afghanistan yesterday  inanna   Jun-28-05 03:44 PM   #50 
           - I takes a couple days  Herkdrvr   Jun-28-05 03:47 PM   #51 
           - Yes, I just mean that things are heating up  inanna   Jun-28-05 03:48 PM   #52 
              - Afghanistan has been hot on and off  Herkdrvr   Jun-28-05 03:52 PM   #53 
           - My Best Wishes That Your Husband Comes Back Soon & Safe!  K8-EEE   Jun-29-05 01:46 AM   #80 
  - Here's a picture of a CH-47...  Media_Lies_Daily   Jun-28-05 02:20 PM   #37 
     - Meant to add that I HATED riding in those dadgum things....  Media_Lies_Daily   Jun-28-05 02:22 PM   #39 
     - I've seen these flying over Kansas City (up North) lately n/t  onecent   Jun-28-05 02:48 PM   #42 
     - it looks like it holds a lot of folks  leftchick   Jun-28-05 04:12 PM   #57 
  - There might be a lot of casualties. It was transporting troops.  barbaraann   Jun-28-05 01:01 PM   #3 
  - Chinooks would usually carry 35 troops and 2-3 crew, right?  alcibiades_mystery   Jun-28-05 01:02 PM   #4 
  - That's about right.  barbaraann   Jun-28-05 01:03 PM   #6 
  - BBC: can carry up to 54 including crew & more serious than previous crash  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 01:47 PM   #26 
  - Shit.  bemildred   Jun-28-05 01:03 PM   #7 
  - Hmmm  gratuitous   Jun-28-05 02:04 PM   #35 
     - Wearing out the equipment?  Herkdrvr   Jun-28-05 03:39 PM   #48 
  - Afghanistan, the other 'success' story...  Spazito   Jun-28-05 01:03 PM   #8 
  - I Don't Know Why More People Don't Point this Out  maxrandb   Jun-28-05 01:10 PM   #12 
  - Those SCHOOLS bushCo vaunt? Afghan school used as bomb factory  LynnTheDem   Jun-28-05 01:16 PM   #14 
  - Look Boss  Oversea Visitor   Jun-28-05 01:05 PM   #9 
  - It could be out of Giebelstadt, Germany  lebkuchen   Jun-28-05 01:07 PM   #10 
  - "The cause of the crash is unknown"  The_Casual_Observer   Jun-28-05 01:09 PM   #11 
  - probably a "sand storm"  lebkuchen   Jun-28-05 01:43 PM   #23 
  - 16 on board  LynnTheDem   Jun-28-05 01:11 PM   #13 
  - #1744 + 16 + 1760....  AFSCME girl   Jun-28-05 01:19 PM   #16 
  - actually, this happened in Afghanistan, so the numbers are different  alcibiades_mystery   Jun-28-05 01:20 PM   #18 
  - "success story" Afghanistan, not Iraq.  LynnTheDem   Jun-28-05 01:26 PM   #19 
     - Sorry, didn't think about the two  AFSCME girl   Jun-28-05 01:30 PM   #21 
        - IMO, they're both wars based on nothing but lies.  LynnTheDem   Jun-28-05 01:47 PM   #28 
           - Yes, thank you..  AFSCME girl   Jun-28-05 02:15 PM   #36 
              - I thought I had...was chatting one night online with my hubby soldier who  LynnTheDem   Jun-28-05 02:22 PM   #38 
                 - Wow!  Roland99   Jun-28-05 02:32 PM   #41 
                 - Omigosh, Lynn...  AFSCME girl   Jun-28-05 02:49 PM   #43 
                    - I couldn't either, until I thought it had happened to me.  LynnTheDem   Jun-28-05 03:30 PM   #47 
  - Lynn, have a link?  lebkuchen   Jun-28-05 01:45 PM   #24 
     - Yeppers, sorry, got both my newsfeeds going mad & forgot...  LynnTheDem   Jun-28-05 01:49 PM   #29 
        - MSNBC and CNN; may be more than 16  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 01:52 PM   #32 
        - Thanks, and look at this article in todays Stripes  lebkuchen   Jun-28-05 01:59 PM   #33 
  - More senseless loss  realcountrymusic   Jun-28-05 01:16 PM   #15 
  - Perhaps This is Related  maxrandb   Jun-28-05 01:19 PM   #17 
  - instead and sadly, he may have to keep quiet about additional casualties  Supersedeas   Jun-28-05 02:27 PM   #40 
  - By the way... " US military servicemember missing in Afghanistan"  LynnTheDem   Jun-28-05 01:27 PM   #20 
  - Taliban is claiming responsibility  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 01:45 PM   #25 
  - It is IMPOSSIBLE to be "undisclosed location" if using ANY type of  dArKeR   Jun-28-05 01:50 PM   #30 
     - CNN said AP rec'd a call, too  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 02:59 PM   #44 
  - My friend flew a Chinook in Nam. I've never met a more anti-war  dArKeR   Jun-28-05 01:47 PM   #27 
  - This Vet and most in my chapter VVA-  Old Vet   Jun-28-05 02:00 PM   #34 
     - Welcome to DU  saigon68   Jun-28-05 08:08 PM   #67 
     - welcome to DU old vet  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 08:27 PM   #69 
  - CNN just reported that the Taliban just claimed responsibility.  flpoljunkie   Jun-28-05 02:59 PM   #45 
  - Reuters: Up to 20 on US chopper down in Afghanistan-official  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 03:26 PM   #46 
  - Hmmmmmmmmm  malaise   Jun-28-05 03:42 PM   #49 
  - CNN reporting the Helicopter was a MH-47  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 04:02 PM   #54 
  - MH-47  Herkdrvr   Jun-28-05 04:08 PM   #55 
  - how many troops can this one hold...didn't see it on the link above  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 04:25 PM   #60 
     - Same as a CH-47  Herkdrvr   Jun-28-05 04:29 PM   #62 
        - thanks for the info  maddezmom   Jun-28-05 04:45 PM   #64 
  - They're definitely trying to smoke out OBL.  americanstranger   Jun-28-05 04:16 PM   #58 
     - We were lied into Afghanistan?  Herkdrvr   Jun-28-05 04:21 PM   #59 
  - This on top of the Apache we lost yesterday....  Chicago Democrat   Jun-28-05 04:10 PM   #56 
  - This breaks my heart!!! On those helicopters they are sitting  lovuian   Jun-28-05 04:29 PM   #61 
  - RAIL the soldiers in?  Herkdrvr   Jun-28-05 04:30 PM   #63 
  - Now saying up to 33 dead...  Jeff In Milwaukee   Jun-28-05 07:31 PM   #65 
  - Bushco should ask the Russians what  lumpy   Jun-28-05 07:45 PM   #66 
  - If Russia should support the insurgents in any way (secretly)  ckramer   Jun-28-05 08:26 PM   #68 
  - The Russians went about it the wrong way  Herkdrvr   Jun-28-05 11:12 PM   #70 
  - Kuwait news: 13 of 16 killed in Afghan copter crash U.S. service members  rainbow4321   Jun-28-05 11:55 PM   #71 
  - They would say bad weather  daleo   Jun-29-05 12:05 AM   #72 
     - Why not bad weather?  Herkdrvr   Jun-29-05 12:08 AM   #73 
     - Here is a bit from the BBC  daleo   Jun-29-05 12:16 AM   #74 
        - It could be the result of a variety of reasons  Herkdrvr   Jun-29-05 12:22 AM   #75 
        - May very well be true..  rainbow4321   Jun-29-05 12:28 AM   #78 
     - Taliban leader claims they will release a video..  rainbow4321   Jun-29-05 12:22 AM   #76 
        - Who knows...I guess we'll see  Herkdrvr   Jun-29-05 12:27 AM   #77 
  - Update from the BBC - military says shoot-down possible now.  daleo   Jun-29-05 01:13 AM   #79 
 

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