Sorry SEVEN -and the Liberals want to cut Defense??? "The political left is pressing the White House and Congress to inflict a wave of Pentagon budget cuts not seen since the post-Cold War 1990s. Liberals are citing the debt crisis and troop drawdowns from Iraq and Afghanistan to argue that now is the time for the Defense Department to shed people, missions and weapons after a decade of doubling arms spending after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks." Liberals see opportunity for big cuts in defense - Washington Times Current global conflicts involving U.S. troops - 1. War in Afghanistan or Operation Enduring Freedom - Afghanistan Campaign, October 7, 2001 - ongoing 2. Insurgency in the Philippines or Operation Enduring Freedom – Philippines, January 15, 2002 - ongoing 3. War in Somalia or Operation Enduring Freedom – Horn of Africa, October 7, 2002 – ongoing 4. Iraq War or Operation Iraqi Freedom or Iraq Campaign, March 20, 2003 – ongoing 5. War in North-West Pakistan or Waziristan War, 2004 - ongoing 6. Operation Enduring Freedom – Trans Sahara, February 6, 2007 - ongoing 7. Yemeni al-Qaeda crackdown, January 14, 2010 - ongoing This 20+ year veteran DOES NOT SUPPORT THIS ! We have tens of thousands of men and women in harm's way.