MIL what percentage of military personnel in iraq...

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  1. emanuel

    emanuel OT Supporter

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    will discharge their weapons in combat do you think? i've always been curious about this.
     
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    has to be low ---- it would only really be Army or Marines infantry --- and the infantry is a small percentage itself.
     
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    it depends, theres no acurate percentage that can respresent everyone. the last rotation in my battalion (it's a support btn btw) all were in some deep combat directly in fellujah. admin, supply, air deilvery, motor-t. didn't matter who they were.
     
  4. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    more will discharge themselves than their weapons
    :wackit:
     
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    yes, was a pretty common occurance in OIF 1. every Marine is a rifleman first.
     
  6. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    there are lots of soldiers doing combat patrols that aren't infantry. that's probably the reason for the CAB badge, although it looks like it is getting handed out for less than actual "whites of their eyes" combat.
     
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    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    Very true


    Another thing is a majority of the attacks here are IED, or SVBIED's, that and the "pray and spray" attacks.
     
  9. OkiDiver

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    we get combat action ribbons instead, although i don't even know what the qualifications are anymore. i've heard getting shot at, shooting at, or being in a combat zone. :dunno:
     

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