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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian12 May 2022 8:58 a.m. PST

Endless images of damaged Russian tanks show how Ukrainians are putting U.S. Javelin missiles to use—and yet they could be fighting even more effectively if more U.S. advisors were there to help, say two U.S. volunteers who recently returned from the war-torn country…

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Arjuna12 May 2022 10:01 a.m. PST

Does that mean they're not already doing that?

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2022 12:25 p.m. PST

No, we should stay out of it physically and keep our traps shut about anything else we're doing (here's looking at you Pres. Joe and Sec. Austin!)

Legion 412 May 2022 1:05 p.m. PST

The only advising NATO should do is from Poland, etc. No boots on the ground in the Ukraine. The US, UK, etc. had been training the Ukraine forces since 2015. So there would not be a repeat of Putin waltzing thru to take Crimea as in 2014. US[NATO] troops only left the Ukraine a week or two before Putin's current invasion. It was reported …

CIA or Spec Ops, etc., may be roaming around clandestinely. That being said the US Embassy is reoccupied by some of the US Staff. Which may include USMC, etc. security troops.

Yes, the Sec Def said the USA's[NATO's] mission is to support the Ukraine in defeating Putin's Forces/weakening them to the point they can't do this type of invasion again …

OSCS7412 May 2022 2:36 p.m. PST

After the war is over, I would like to learn how and why the Ukrainian artillery was so accurate.

I practiced NGFS for decades 74-03. When I was in I was told about a new way of conducting fire support was in the works (a one man station). I never saw it. But apparently it has been perfected.

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2022 6:05 p.m. PST

No US troops on the ground but give Ukraine anything they need to push the Russians back to the 1992 borders.

Mike Bunkermeister Creek

Personal logo javelin98 Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2022 3:48 p.m. PST

I can almost guarantee you that we've had Special Forces advisors on the ground from the beginning. It's what we do.

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2022 4:22 p.m. PST

I think US advisors in Poland is sufficient.

Legion 419 May 2022 4:29 p.m. PST

I can almost guarantee you that we've had Special Forces advisors on the ground from the beginning. It's what we do.
And CIA Direct Action Tms … however very small in overall numbers.

I think US advisors in Poland is sufficient.
I do generally agree. No regular US units on the ground in the Ukraine. Frankly they don't need any US on the ground. Doing pretty good on their own. Plus the Russian military is "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight" … And I'm being generous.

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