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Hoofbeats of Electoral Doom?

Marek3 Wrote: Oct 24, 2012 12:48 AM
P.PS American total strength in 1914 was 100K people including National Guard. Total number of Marines is 214K ( I believe would have to look it up to be sure, but close enough). Now ALL marines are issued bayonets, therefore we have more bayonets now ( just counting Marines not Army and others) then we did in 1914.... So ahm want to take that one up as well?
U.S. Special Operations Forces ride into northern Afghanistan in October 2001 on horseback
 
This is a picture of US Special Operations Forces riding horses into Afghanistan in 2001. Contrary to the President's snide comments last night, sometimes horses in fact still play an important role in the military -- and their work in Afghanistan will be commemorated with a