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RamboLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 12:11 AM
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The Army's long arm (Army is desparate for cannon fodder)
Edited on Sun Nov-14-04 12:25 AM by RamboLiberal
Story of a guy who served his country in both Marines and Army, had zeroes in box telling him of any obligation remaining, yet Army still tried to get him back on IRR. Story of how Army is dregging up warm bodies from bottom of barrel (not the guys but their physical fitness to serve) is eye-opening.

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/04319/411224.stm

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Equally implausible were the men who turned up at Camp McGrady last month.

When I first spoke to Pistorius, by telephone from the camp, he said nobody had been given a physical. He told his Army commanders that he had a permanent back injury from a car crash. They were unimpressed by a letter from his chiropractor. His pre-deployment health assessment lists him in this word: "Deployable."

Pistorius spoke with his captain.

"He said everybody here's going to Iraq," Pistorius said. "It's unbelievable some of the guys they're bringing down there."

One man arrived with a hospital identification band still on his wrist. He'd just had knee surgery. One 48-year-old from Alabama had a hip replacement and fused vertebrae in his back.

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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 12:18 AM
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1. Let's not be blaming the military on this one
Edited on Sun Nov-14-04 12:18 AM by Rabrrrrrr
The military are some of the people who tried to tell Generallisimo SHITHEAD McWarCriminal that the war was stupid.

It's Chimpy McAWOL who's forcing this dredging up of bodies and the back door draft.

If it were up the military - at least, the actual military real personnel, meaning not-donald rumsfeld or FuckBrains "Traitor" McVomitShit - the war wouldn't be fought.
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DELUSIONAL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 12:23 AM
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2. after reading this -- sounds like the AWOL in the white house
should be called up and shipped out to Iraq.

So when does the draft start? Sounds to me like the draft has started already.

First of all -- the freepers who support the Invasion of Iraq.
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mhr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 12:26 AM
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3. I Can't Wait To Hear The Bellyaching When The Draft Calls On Freepers
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