Caption: An award ceremony earlier this year was part of Boy Scout Troop
4's centennial celebrations.
Independents are evenly divided between favoring a troop
increase of any size (36% would like Obama to follow McChrystal's recommended increase and 7% favor a smaller increase) and supporting a reduction in U.
To this day the administration argues that we need to keep American troops
in Iraq to fight the terrorists, including al-Qaeda.
But the talent mix was disrupted when Lee's leading field commander, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, was accidentally killed by his own troops
after his brilliant rout of the Union army at Chancellorsville in May of 1863.
But if Bush is truly concerned about troop
morale, he should do more to strengthen it.
What acts of destruction did Iraq's troops
engage in as they were being expelled from Kuwait by American and coalition forces in 1991?
Moreover, low-ranking Forest Troop
males didn't display high stress-hormone concentrations that have been observed among their counterparts in other troops
To identify the implications of troop
levels for these and other policy issues, this report
When asked about what is likely to happen when the United States reduces the number of troops
it has in Baghdad, more than half of Americans (53%) say the insurgents in Iraq will step up their attacks and Iraqi security forces will be unable to make the city secure.
Carpenter and Bandow think that South Korea has benefited quite disproportionately from the presence of our troops
, while the United States hasn't gotten much in return.
members zip through swamps and forests at a moment's notice, testing the reflexes and stamina of human observers.
The Champions for Champions Troop
Moral Program coordinates connecting soldiers more than 8,000 miles away and offers the opportunity to participate in Morale, Welfare and Recreation affiliated events such as celebrity base appearances.
levels first jumped in FY2003 with the invasion of Iraq when troop
strength in-country reached 78,000 for both wars (see Table 1).
Warships and troop
transports made way from New York to Georgia's Tybee Island for the inevitable assault on Savannah.
Even many of the war's strongest supporters admit that the Bush administration grievously miscalculated by invading Iraq with too few troops
and then by stubbornly refusing to augment troop
numbers as the country descended into violent mayhem after the fall of Saddam.