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  posted on 3/11/2007 at 02:33 AM
Ann, Just keep on beating your drum.
 

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  posted on 3/11/2007 at 10:19 AM
A good report today for our soldiers. No new fatalities listed. A fair report for the Iraqis.

March deaths - 27
February deaths - 84
January deaths - 86
Total dead - 3,190

February '07 - 50
January '07 - 631
Total wounded - 33, 814

March Iraqi civilian deaths - 578
February Iraqi civilian deaths - 1,531
January Iraqi civilian deaths -1,802
Total Iraqi civilian deaths in past 14 months - 22,878

Mission Accomplished day 1,425

 

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  posted on 3/11/2007 at 02:04 PM
Bush Seeks 8,200 More Troops for Wars
By Deb Riechmann,
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Saturday 10 March 2007

Montevideo, Uruguay - President President Bush asked Congress on Saturday for $3.2 billion to pay for 8,200 more US troops needed in Afghanistan and Iraq on top of the 21,500-troop buildup he announced in January.

Bush wants Congress to fund 3,500 new US troops to expand training of local police and army units in Afghanistan. The money also would pay for the estimated 3,500 existing U.S. troops he already announced would be staying longer in the region to counter an anticipated Taliban offensive in Afghanistan this spring.

In Iraq, most of the additional troops would help with the latest Baghdad security plan, which is getting under way in the capital. The money would pay for 2,400 combat support troops, 2,200 military police forces and 129 troops for reconstruction teams.

The budget revisions come as many lawmakers opposed to the buildup in Iraq are debating funding for the war. But in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Bush proposed canceling $3.2 billion in low-priority defense items to offset the extra money needed to support the additional troops.

Cutting the programs, he said, would eliminate the need to increase the overall $93.4 billion in additional defense money he's already requested to finance this year's war operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

"This revised request would better align resources based on the assessment of military commanders to achieve the goal of establishing Iraq and Afghanistan as democratic and secure nations that are free of terrorism," Bush wrote in his letter to lawmakers.

Bush signed the letter on his flight Friday from Brazil to Uruguay, part of his five-nation tour of Latin America that continues on Sunday in Colombia. The White House released the letter Saturday in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, recently hinted of the need to bolster the U.S. troop presence in Iraq.

"Gen. Petraeus expects under the Baghdad security plan as well as other parts of Iraq, that the number of people going into detention will increase and so these military police forces will be for that," said Gordon Johndroe, a spokesman for the National Security Council.

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  posted on 3/11/2007 at 07:43 PM
Thank God for one day without losing a single soldier's life.
Pray that we have more days like this.

 

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  posted on 3/11/2007 at 11:21 PM
"Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors." - Abraham Lincoln

 

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  posted on 3/11/2007 at 11:32 PM
I've always respected the words of Abraham Lincoln. I believe, however, for this president in this situation, 'You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink' would be a more important message for him to understand.

 

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  posted on 3/12/2007 at 01:16 AM
Derek, Your signature is a Billy Joe Shaver quote:
"Simplicity don't have to be greased"
Why don't you try following that nugget of wisdom.

And like I've said before I love Billy Joe Shaver.

 

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  posted on 3/12/2007 at 07:42 AM
Howdy ladies!

 

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  posted on 3/12/2007 at 07:55 AM

Hi Derek!

 

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  posted on 3/12/2007 at 10:30 AM
March deaths - 32
February deaths - 84
January deaths - 86
Total dead - 3,195

February '07 - 50
January '07 - 631
Total wounded - 33, 814

March Iraqi civilian deaths - 658
February Iraqi civilian deaths - 1,531
January Iraqi civilian deaths -1,802
Total Iraqi civilian deaths in past 14 months - 22,958

Mission Accomplished day 1,426

 

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  posted on 3/13/2007 at 12:42 PM
March deaths - 32
February deaths - 84
January deaths - 86
Total dead - 3,195

Total wounded - 33, 714

March Iraqi civilian deaths - 661
February Iraqi civilian deaths - 1,531
January Iraqi civilian deaths -1,802
Total Iraqi civilian deaths in past 14 months - 22,961

Mission Accomplished day 1,427


[Edited on 3/13/2007 by bigann]

 

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  posted on 3/13/2007 at 01:45 PM
Ann, I saw an article in the paper that said that as many as 800 American civilian "contractors" (i.e. mercenaries) have also died in this war. Those deaths go pretty much unreported. I wonder if they should be included here as well. Any thoughts?

 

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  posted on 3/13/2007 at 01:52 PM
I think they should be included, but I don't have access to accurate figures on a daily basis. I would welcome the addition should anyone know what they are and wish to post them here. Thank you for the suggestion.

 

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  posted on 3/13/2007 at 02:06 PM
Here's a site with a list of names, but they are not numbered.

http://icasualties.org/oif/Civ.aspx

I'll keep looking.

 

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  posted on 3/13/2007 at 04:28 PM
With all due respect to the intent of this thread, I think it should be limited to the soldiers and not those seeking to profit from this mess. Many of the mercs are part of the problem we are facing as they do not have to "follow the rules" like our soldiers are expected to do. Just a thought.

 

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  posted on 3/13/2007 at 04:42 PM
A valid thought for consideration....I'll continue to post the information I've been posting, however, I'm not opposed to someone else posting the other information.

 

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  posted on 3/14/2007 at 07:39 AM
Another soldier killed from Fort Drum:

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Thomas L. Latham, 23, of Delmar, Md., died March 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

For more information on this soldier, contact the Fort Drum public affairs office at (315) 772-8286.

 

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  posted on 3/14/2007 at 08:42 AM
My son was stationed at Ft. Drum before he got out of the Army. He served in Kosovo, and I thank God he got out before our Idiot-in-Chief started this war. And I have a world of sympathy for anyone who has a loved one in Iraq.

 

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  posted on 3/14/2007 at 08:48 AM
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My son was stationed at Ft. Drum before he got out of the Army. He served in Kosovo, and I thank God he got out before our Idiot-in-Chief started this war. And I have a world of sympathy for anyone who has a loved one in Iraq.


No kidding? What did he think of upstate, NY? While Fort Drum is a bit dreary, the area as a whole is a wonderful place to live if you appreciate the outdoors. Happy to hear he got out before the current idiots in charge destroyed our military.

 

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My son was stationed at Ft. Drum before he got out of the Army. He served in Kosovo, and I thank God he got out before our Idiot-in-Chief started this war. And I have a world of sympathy for anyone who has a loved one in Iraq.


No kidding? What did he think of upstate, NY? While Fort Drum is a bit dreary, the area as a whole is a wonderful place to live if you appreciate the outdoors. Happy to hear he got out before the current idiots in charge destroyed our military.


He thought it was cold! I really haven't talked to him much about it. While he was in the Army, I moved to Santa Cruz, and now New Orleans. He's living back in Macon, and we don't have many chances to get together. I'll ask him sometime, tho. I think a little of it is, what happens in the Army stays in the Army.

[Edited on 3/14/2007 by SantaCruzBluz]

 

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  posted on 3/14/2007 at 11:20 AM
Soldier Deaths

March - 34
February - 84
January - 86
Total dead - 3,197

Weekly Wounded Report

3/1 - 3/7 - 139
2/22 - 2/28 - 108
2/15 - 2/21 - 147
2/8 - 2/14 - 113
2/1 - 2/7 - 138
1/25 - 1/31 - 165
1/18 - 1/24 - 163
1/11 - 1/17 - 117
12/28/06 - 1/10/07 - 120

Iraqi Civilian Deaths

March - 721
February - 1,531
January -1,802
Total deaths in past 14 months - 23,021

Mission Accomplished day 1,428

I've been having difficulty obtaining an accurate count of the wounded so I'm going to post the weekly reports instead of the previous accounting.

 

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My son was stationed at Ft. Drum before he got out of the Army. He served in Kosovo, and I thank God he got out before our Idiot-in-Chief started this war. And I have a world of sympathy for anyone who has a loved one in Iraq.


No kidding? What did he think of upstate, NY? While Fort Drum is a bit dreary, the area as a whole is a wonderful place to live if you appreciate the outdoors. Happy to hear he got out before the current idiots in charge destroyed our military.


He thought it was cold! I really haven't talked to him much about it. While he was in the Army, I moved to Santa Cruz, and now New Orleans. He's living back in Macon, and we don't have many chances to get together. I'll ask him sometime, tho. I think a little of it is, what happens in the Army stays in the Army.

[Edited on 3/14/2007 by SantaCruzBluz]


It's definitely cold up here in the winter time, and we get tons of snow (as you know if you've watched the news at all this winter...massive amounts of lake effect snow). However, we get lots of hot, humid weather in the summer. Fortunately, we have literally hundreds of bodies of water in New York, many of which are a short drive from Fort Drum. the Thousand Islands region, Adirondack Park with ponds rivers, lakes, etc., the Finger Lakes region, St. Lawrence river and Lake Ontario. If you like to fish, hunt swim, boat, scuba, etc. you really can't beat upstate, NY....

[Edited on 3/15/2007 by Chain]

 

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  posted on 3/14/2007 at 02:42 PM
I've never been to upstate New York, but I've known lots of people from up there. I've always thought it was funny that they were quick to let you know they were from UPSTATE New York. I worked with a guy in Texas that we nicknamed "Upstate" for that very reason. I would like to visit someday.

 

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  posted on 3/14/2007 at 03:28 PM
Hey Ann, I found something kind of interesting for you to use.



I believe the image is updated regularly. If you go to the site itself ( http://www.ac.wwu.edu/~stephan/USfatalities.html ), you can click on the various parts of it to get more information from the links it includes.

 

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  posted on 3/14/2007 at 05:02 PM
Thank you.....it's a good link to go to for information. I hope others will also check it out too.

 

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