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A Bit of Perspective on ‘Trump’s Tanks’

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On the matter of the Abrams Main Battle tank, I freely admit that I’m biased. I served with the Third Armored Cavalry Regiment in Diyala Province, Iraq during the Surge (I was attached to Sabre Squadron as a JAG officer), and I never tired of seeing those magnificent machines. In their own way they’re just as impressive as the fighter jets we’re used to seeing fly over everything from football games to golf tournaments. Moreover, the few tanks that the Trump administration are bringing to Washington represent a tiny fraction of the military might on display during Fleet Weeks or similar events featuring naval vessels. This thread is instructive:

This happens in San Francisco bay every year and no one complaining about two tanks........

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