Posted by ESC on March 18, 2003
In Reply to: Combat suck posted by ESC on March 18, 2003
: COMBAT SUCK - ".units like the 709th Military Police Battalion are planning meticulously to avoid what is called 'combat suck' - drawing troops away from the fighting to care for war prisoners, thus slowing down the charge toward Baghdad." From NBC News online http://www.msnbc.com/news/886522.asp Accessed March 18, 2003.
TROPHY BUILDING -- "California Gov. Gray Davis on Tuesday increased the on-duty hours of state highway patrol officers and doubled their presence at 'trophy buildings' and other high-profile potential targets." From CNN online, "World braces as deadline looms -- Ridge outlines U.S. security plan in case of terrorist attacks," March 18, 2003. Accessed March 18, 2003.