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That is the optimal word for it. Jessie Send a noteboard - 23/09/2011 01:14:18 AM
And not particularly surprising... the Marines have always struck me pragmatic at heart.


My brother has been a Marine for 6 years, and while he wasn't campaigning for the end of DADT, he has accepted it with surprising grace. They're pragmatic: they'll find the best out of all those previously turned away applicants. :D

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That is the optimal word for it. - 23/09/2011 01:14:18 AM 490 Views
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