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Saturday, January 16, 2010
Guys Left on the Shelf
While there are many things one can say about the Haiti disaster, I just wanted to note that both the US and Canada have a few more units left on the shelf than I was expecting. The Canadians are sending 1,000 troops and the US is sending a significant hunk of the 82nd airborne division. Both forces are mighty stressed. While they may not be able to fight yet another war someplace, it is good to know that there is some remaining capability to react to horrific events like this one.
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