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Quotes of troops

  1. I sent American troops to Iraq to make its people free, not to make them American. Iraqis will write their own history and find their own way. – George W. Bush
  2. A timeline for bringing U. S. troops home that is negotiated with the Iraqi government would also boost the Iraqi government's legitimacy and claim to self -rule, and force the Iraqi government to take responsibility for itself and its citizens. – Peter DeFazio
  3. 1 month ago the American people stopped to remember the third anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war. We thought first and foremost of the selflessness, patriotism and heroism by our troops our National Guard and Reserves. – Rosa DeLauro
  4. This resolution is further proof that Congress stands firmly behind our troops and remains resolved to pursue those responsible for the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, until they are discovered, detained, and punished. – John Doolittle
  5. We got involved in the Rwanda peace process for the simple reason that there was a decision which was taken by the Security Council, because the troops were in Uganda, and we decided to have a military presence. – Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  6. Our neighbor Canada has 2, 200 troops serving in Afghanistan. Canada has also assumed responsibility for the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar, which was originally established by our own military. – Tom Lantos
  7. A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him. – Douglas MacArthur
  8. For three years now, our brave men and women in uniform have done everything their country has asked of them, yet President Bush still does not have a plan to win the peace in Iraq and bring our troops home. – Marty Meehan
  9. An apology for the actions of some troops who, of course, are not representative of the majority of the armed forces here, I think that would have been useful and it would have helped to some extent. – Adnan Pachachi
  10. And, of course, in the Philippines there were so many thousands of Americans that were captured by the Japanese and held and who were rescued by Filipino Americans, or Filipinos I should say, and by U. S. troops near the close of the war. – Dana Rohrabacher
  11. The blood and sweat shed by United States and United Nations troops proved to be the prime mover behind the realisation of freedom throughout the post -war period. – Kim Y. Sam
  12. We must either reduce the number of our engagements or increase the number of our troops – Adam Schiff
  13. We know we want to support our troops We want to make sure that they have all the equipment they need. – Allyson Schwartz
  14. Yeah, I volunteered to support the troops and get out there and show them that we care about them. – Gary Sinise
  15. Maybe John Kerry does not know- but I am happy to explain it to him- that my commitment to withdraw the troops goes back before the tragic, dramatic terrorist attack. – Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

Usage examples for troops

  1. Two had died and the other was with the troops – Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew by Robert McReynolds
  2. Look here, Martin; give me that ten thousand for the troops – A Man of Mark by Anthony Hope
  3. In the morning from every village went two troops of horse. ” – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  4. More than this: Little Frenchie in his quiet way had learned that my Lord Cornwallis's army numbered nearabout seven thousand men, meaning that such number of British troops were encamped either at Gloucester or in the town of York. ” – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
  5. In all the road before and behind there was no man to be seen except the troops by the stream. ” – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  6. He was most interested in my troops – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  7. In the grand attack the troops were to be disposed as follows, viz. ” – Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade by William Surtees
  8. “ I saw this carriage yesterday in the ranks of our troops – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  9. Our troops making a rush, dashed into the place and drove them out, not, however, without some considerable loss, half a dozen of our men being killed, and more than thirty wounded. ” – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  10. “ A detail of troops helped the police to guard the streets and remove people to places of safety. ” – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  11. The King's troops poured over the bridge and began to form on the other side. ” – Hunted and Harried by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. “ I marched up that Common so proud at the head of my troops and we turned down into the town hall. ” – Acres of Diamonds by Russell H. Conwell
  13. “ No troops will pass through the town to- night. ” – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  14. The troops which joined us at the hunt, did you notice of what men it was composed?" ” – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  15. The troops will soon be landed. ” – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  16. The British troops have come. ” – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  17. Often, when waiting for troops to pass, you would ask, " What regiment is that?" ” – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  18. If firmly treated it might have been crushed with ease by the regular troops of the empire. ” – The Byzantine Empire by Charles William Chadwick Oman
  19. Order General Totten to march his troops out of the State House. ” – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  20. The troops within the fort had no flag, and therefore, in true American fashion, they set to work to make one. ” – The Little Book of the Flag by Eva March Tappan

Rhymes for troops