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22,000 soldiers from where?

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he will “temporarily” expand the size of the U.S. Army from 547,000 to 569,000. The new boots on the ground will relieve the strain on overworked combat units. Of course, the first question is, where … Continue reading

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