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It is the unconquerable nature of man and not the nature of the weapon he uses that ensures victory.

-- General George Patton Jr

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I joined the military at age:

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1727 %27 %27 % 27.25 % (115)
1827 %27 %27 % 27.73 % (117)
1912 %12 %12 % 12.80 % (54)
19+16 %16 %16 % 16.35 % (69)
I never served11 %11 %11 % 11.61 % (49)

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Re: I joined the military at age:
by Anonymous
on Feb 24, 2006

you know what why not just blow all them motherfuckers up


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