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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-16-11 09:26 AM
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Finally, some good news...
unhappycamper note: Since the Pentagon (DoD? Gannett?) has requested that I only post one paragraph from articles on Army Times, and Airforce Times, To keep in that same (new) tradition, I will also do the same for for articles on Navy Times, Marine Corps Times, and
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unhappycamper summary of this article: ;)

F-35 to LCS at Risk Says Panetta

Such massive cuts would likely kill programs such as the JSF, the Littoral Combat Ship, major space efforts, Army chopper modernization plans, ICBMs, ground combat vehicle modernization, and see the next generation bomber cancelled and possibly restarted sometime in the 2020s, according to a pair of letters (below) that Panetta sent to Sens. John McCain (R-Az) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) yesterday.
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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-16-11 09:56 AM
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1. The one thing I'll always approve of is shielding the hell out of ground vehicles.
It's disgusting that the shrub put our troops in the predicament they're currently in, but doing it without adequate defenses is seriously unthinkable. Curiously, I don't recall anyone accusing the shrub of thinking.

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