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Your most excellent proposed names for that joint U.S.-Iranian military exercise

The winner of our snap contest is Marine Capt. Adam Thomas. His two entries: 

PERSIAN EXCURSION 

OBAMA AND HASSAN'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE

Rex Brynen, a political science professor at McGill, took 2nd place with these two:

SECTARIAN SNAFU

ABLE AYATOLLAH

Jason Albrecht took third place with:

IRONY EAGLE 3

And here are some honorable mentions: 

PERSIAN BIZARRE

PERSIAN SUBVERSION 

SHOCK AND HUH?

OPERATION QOM-BAYAH 

OPERATION MOBY DICK

ISIS CRISIS 

HELLO MARTYR, HELLO FATAH

INFINITE JEST

AYATOLLAH SO

And of course, from Doctrine Man, "OPERATION SHI'ITE STORM."

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Missouri National Guard attacks Arkansas; officer-pimp in NH NG

A Missouri NG unit sent an 155 mm shell into the air, where it landed, they knew not-well, near a private home.

Meanwhile, a lieutenant colonel in the New Hampshire National Guard has been charged with pimping teenage runaways. Apparently it was a side project whilst he was going graduate work in national security at Syracuse University. 

(HTs to Rick Maze) 

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