Think that most of the medivacs out of Afghanistan are becuase of IEDs or bullets?  Think again:“Nearly 25 percent of medical evacs out of Afghanistan between 2004 and 2007 were for fractures, serious sprains and other musculoskeletal injuries, according to a Johns Hopkins study published in January in the British medical Journal, Lancet. Combat wounds added up to about 14 percent.Read the rest of the story on

This photo is actually a soldier of the 173rd Airborne in northern Iraq –

but it illustrates the point perfectly.

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One Response to The Overloaded Poor Bloody Infantry

  1. Paul Firmin says:

    That does not surprise me, when I was in i thought I carried alot untill I saw the infantry. I’m sure there was a sink in there somewhere lol