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  •  Ratio of Deaths/Wounded - Vietnam vs Iraq (1+ / 0-)
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    jimstaro

    Vietnam 1:2.6
    Operation Iraqi Freedom 1: 7.3

    http://stats.areppim.com/...

    Battlefield technology saved many lives.

    That said, the number of wounded is one reason why I support drone technology.

    Learn about Centrist Economics, learn about Robert Rubin's Hamilton Project. www.hamiltonproject.org

    by PatriciaVa on Wed May 15, 2013 at 03:58:18 PM PDT

    •  That's not the point!!! (4+ / 0-)

      The point is neither war has been paid for nor Especially the results of, a decade plus now added to the previous decades and wars of and ignoring the veterans of, which finally many issues are now being addressed under this VA while it tries to take care of these two recent wars veterans added needs from multiple tours! From Korea to Desert Storm to the present Afghan and Iraq occupations!

      "If military action is worth our troops' blood, it should be worth our treasure, too; not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. 2013

      by jimstaro on Wed May 15, 2013 at 04:14:25 PM PDT

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