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Kadie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 09:26 PM
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Ex-General Franks Gets Honorary British Knighthood




Ex-General Franks Gets Honorary British Knighthood
Former Head Of Central Command Lauded For 'Exceptional Leadership'

POSTED: 6:45 p.m. EDT May 25, 2004
UPDATED: 6:49 p.m. EDT May 25, 2004

LONDON -- Retired Gen. Tommy Franks used to be the commander of U.S. Central Command. Now he has another fancy title.

Franks, who commanded coalition forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, is a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire after being given an honorary knighthood in London.

British Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon said the honor recognizes Franks' "exceptional and inspirational leadership" of British forces in both Afghanistan and Iraq.

Because he's an American, Franks can't call himself "Sir." But he can use the initials "KBE" after his name.

more... http://www.ktvu.com/news/3345938/detail.html


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xray s Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 09:31 PM
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1. From one empire to another
Tommy likes empires.
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PhuLoi Donating Member (748 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 10:05 PM
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2. Franks is a punk ass bitch that left his supply lines
undefended. He didn't give a rat's ass for his people; a common charactoristic of repugnicans. I hope a vet catches up with him one day.
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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 10:08 PM
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3. Say, this is a big day for us. Sir Tommy Franks?
He's such a national treasure, isn't he?

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tabasco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 10:53 PM
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4. A disgraceful day for Britain.
They have truly allowed their standarrds to sag. Franks took the gig until "Mission Accomplished", then bailed on his troops. Fuck him and his pantywaist title.
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0rganism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-26-04 12:58 AM
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5. duplicate; locking
Please lavish lovestruck praise on Tommy Franks in this thread:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

:evilgrin:
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