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US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« on: April 17, 2014, 01:22:50 PM »
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/04/17/hagel-says-us-to-send-non-lethal-military-aid-to-ukraine/

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The U.S. is sending helmets, sleeping bags and generators to support the Ukrainian military -- but stopped short of approving other items the interim government reportedly says it needs to stand up to the might of Moscow, saber-rattling on its doorstep.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Thursday that the U.S. will send the additional non-lethal military aid. The additional aid was announced as fighting between Ukraine's military and pro-Russian factions intensified in the eastern part of the country.

Hagel, speaking at a press conference at the Pentagon with his Polish counterpart, said the approved aid would include medical supplies, helmets, sleeping mats, water purification units, hand-fuel pumps and small power generators.


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Re: US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2014, 01:35:54 PM »
In other words, the US is now providing non-lethal aid to the russians, because they'll confiscate all of this stuff as they overrun ukraine military units and bases.

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Re: US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2014, 02:08:53 PM »
How 'bout they send them a couple hundred M1A1 Abrams? Hell, we're not gonna use them...
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Re: US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2014, 02:40:33 PM »
How 'bout they send them a couple hundred M1A1 Abrams? Hell, we're not gonna use them...
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Re: US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2014, 03:15:54 PM »
Throw in a few cases of Obama's autobiographies, just to keep 'em occupied.
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Re: US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2014, 04:35:04 PM »
Throw in a few cases of Obama's autobiographies, just to keep 'em occupied.

Oh, they're gonna be occupied. And not by Il Douche's damn books.
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Re: US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2014, 10:21:38 PM »
[[ US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine ]]

I'll guess that if North Korea invades the South, we'll rush all kinds of non-lethal aid to them, as well ???

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Re: US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2014, 07:33:29 AM »
This crisis calls for the deployment of the BLM! No more screwing around!
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Re: US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2014, 07:38:10 AM »
What's the military designation for balls and jacks?
Why?  Well, because I'm a bastard, that's why.

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Re: US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2014, 11:02:15 PM »
This crisis calls for the deployment of the BLM! No more screwing around!

That's an interesting idea!  Tell 'em the Russians are grazing cattle on land that doesn't belong to them!

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Re: US sending helmets, other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2014, 02:10:23 PM »
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If General McClellan isn't going to use his army, I'd like to borrow it for a time.

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