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Bottom line up front (BLUF) the Pentagon in raising the number to roughly 12k troops in Afghanistan to build up more Special Operations Forces (SOF) along with conventional forces.

“Pentagon Joint Staff Director Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie said a comprehensive review showed that there were approximately 11,000 uniformed U.S. servicemen and women in Afghanistan.”

Man, I must be getting old, I served with at the time Colonel McKenzie back in the day and he is a smart Marine Officer.

This is one way the Pentagon publicizes the troop increase which means it will probably exceed 12K. However, I say it will take more than 12K to actually get the job no kidding done and finished.

Ya, America, we are still at war.

Time for a C-Gar

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