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snoodog  ·  962 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I expect to die during the Great Migration

There are a lot of missions where US troops are training up local militias and friendly forces. We’re not really officially deployed there so if someone gets shot and shoots back it creates an incident. I’ve heard some stories from people ive casually had beers with of those going bad and not being able to shoot back at the hostile.

The border patrol mission would likely be too political to allow for an incident to occur.





oyster  ·  962 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    We’re not really officially deployed

Again not sure what you’re trying to say here. They’re deployed. Do you mean to say it’s not in the mainstream news like deployments in Iraq or Afghanistan are ?