Last U.S. Tanks leaves Germany

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  1. Salty

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    Almost seventy years and four generations later...
     
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    I wonder how much that will save Uncle Sam in road repair bills in Germany. During maneuvers when I was stationed in Germany, any repairs from damage to roads and buildings caused by tanks had to be paid for by "your tax dollars". A lot of roads were torn up during Wintershield II in 1961.That was one cold exercise ... deep snow ... very cold temperatures ... frozen ground. Ah the memories.
     
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    Spearhead!
     
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    The cost of repairing roads is nothing compared to an invasion of the (former) Soviet military.

    The 8th Infantry Division was a integral part of NATO and USAEUR during the Cold War from 14 December 1957, until it was inactivated on 17 January 1992.

    "These are my credentials."
    Brigadier General C. D. W. Canham
    Assistant Division Commander
    8th Infantry Division.
    19 SEP 1944

     
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    Will this reduce The National Debt?

    Give them to Israel; they are going to need a lot of help soon--in the Valley of Megiddo.

    Perhaps they could be used for drug interdiction on the U.S.-Mexico border.

    Bro. James
     
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    From the Stars and Stripes story:

    “There is no [U.S.] tank on German soil. It’s a historic moment,” said Lt. Col. Wayne Marotto, 21st TSC spokesman.

    Let's hope it isn't a moment we live to deeply regret.
     

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