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Comment of the day: A concern about how officers act in a downsizing army

From a comment posted the other day by "jvizzard": The danger in a shrinking army is that we become sheep always seeking the center of the flock, lest we stick out and get picked off.

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From a comment posted the other day by "jvizzard":

The danger in a shrinking army is that we become sheep always seeking the center of the flock, lest we stick out and get picked off.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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