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  1. #1 Some stats about the Iraq war 
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    Some interesting stats about the Iraq War:

    1,827 War's number of days, as of March 19 anniversary

    3,988 U.S. servicemembers killed as of March 16

    29,320 U.S. troops wounded in action between March 19, 2003 and March 9, 2008 806,964 U.S. Army soldiers who have served in Iraq, including

    146,655 Army National Guard and 74,461 Army Reserve

    194,401 Marines who have served in Iraq

    30,868 Navy personnel who have served in Iraq, including 7,028 Reservists

    70,136 Air Force members who have served in Iraq

    1,190 Coast Guard members who have served in Iraq

    72 Number of joint security stations (JSS) and combat outposts as of February 2008

    10 Number of JSSs as of February 2007

    1,676 Number of multiple-fatality bombings from July 2003 to March 9, 2008 (at least 606 of those bombings were suicide attacks)

    6,956 Number of weapons caches found and cleared in 2007

    2,662 Number of caches found and cleared in 2006

    1,738 Number of "Concerned Local Citizens" (CLC) integrated into Iraqi security forces (ISF) as of February 2008

    12,000 Number of CLCs Iraqi government has promised to hire as Baghdad police as of February 2008

    23,000 Number of people held in U.S. detention in Iraq

    127 Number of journalists killed covering the war

    105 Number of those journalists who were Iraqis

    306 Number of foreigners kidnapped in Iraq since March 2003

    54 Number of those kidnapped who were killed

    89 Number of those kidnapped whose status is unknown

    68 Number of U.S. military helicopters downed in Iraq

    425,000 Number of Iraqi security forces as of March 2008


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    We got Saddam - he was a clear an present danger to all Americans. It was all worth it.

    And BTW, Israel is safe because of it.
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    [QUOTE]
    Quote Originally Posted by LogansPapa View Post
    We got Saddam - he was a clear an present danger to all Americans. It was all worth it.

    And BTW, Israel is safe because of it.[/QUOTE



    You forgot OIL.

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