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I feel that retired generals should never miss an opportunity to remain silent concerning matters for which they are no longer responsible.

-- General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

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Which branch of the armed forces did you serve?

Army37 %37 %37 % 37.68 % (52)
Navy23 %23 %23 % 23.19 % (32)
Airforce5 %5 %5 % 5.80 % (8)
Marines19 %19 %19 % 19.57 % (27)
Coast Guard0 %0 %0 % 0.72 % (1)
Multiple branches5 %5 %5 % 5.07 % (7)
I never served7 %7 %7 % 7.97 % (11)

Total votes: 138
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Re: Which branch of the armed forces did you serve?
by David
on Oct 12, 2001

Go Army! :)


Re: Which branch of the armed forces did you serve?
by Anonymous
on Oct 12, 2001

GO ARMY!!!!!!!


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