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    Keep me in the loop on this one if you can Rocky....

    Keep me in the loop on this one if you can Rocky. I want to hear the part about getting a lawyer to deal with the biggest problem...the VA.
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    I remember my mom would go to the corner market....

    I remember my mom would go to the corner market. There was no pre ground coffee, she would get a bag of bean and run them through a big grinder that put the ground coffee back in the bag and if she...
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    A number of the Marine reservist's who were sent...

    A number of the Marine reservist's who were sent to Korea didn't go through boot camp at all. My brother was with the 24th in St. Louis, they were not in any hurry to send them to boot camp because...
  4. Thread: M14 to m-16

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    The 16 was an ever-jamming piece of sh*t when...

    The 16 was an ever-jamming piece of sh*t when they started changing from the 14 in around may or june 66. When they issued them but they didn't have enough cleaning rods so the issued 1 to every 4...
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    Getting your SRB is easy but if your last entry...

    Getting your SRB is easy but if your last entry will be when you left active duty. If your decorations aren't entered you'll have to find out what you rate and file some kind of paperwork to get an...
  6. Thread: Justin Beiber

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    One of the last things I was involved in before I...

    One of the last things I was involved in before I retired was trying to use our building codes to close down these drug "motels" we put cameras in some of them and saw some really disturbing things,...
  7. Thread: Justin Beiber

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    Hey, If he tried to join, Amos would suck him up...

    Hey, If he tried to join, Amos would suck him up for all of the good PR and why not, I'm sure a whole lot of my Nam Brothers have and maybe do smoke a pipe once in a while. Give the kid a brake, when...
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    L/Cpl out of boot, that is amazing. Congrats. I...

    L/Cpl out of boot, that is amazing. Congrats. I made PVT. out of boot in 66, the best I saw anyone get was PFC. I thought I was hot to make CPL in under 2 and that was all in Nam. New days, new...
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    I was with 2/4 in late Sept. 67 at Con Thien. I...

    I was with 2/4 in late Sept. 67 at Con Thien. I remember is that it was 2/4's first time in the barrel, it was the usual red dirt and mud sh*t hole and we were getting hit with the usual 200 rounds...
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    Happy Birthday you old fart. I'm sure they're...

    Happy Birthday you old fart. I'm sure they're planning a great party for you at the senior center. Gum a cupcake for me.
  11. When we came back from Nam, being a war vet...

    When we came back from Nam, being a war vet wasn't popular at all, now it is and the phoney azzholes are coming out of the woodwork. I still think the VA should add something about where you served...
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    When I was a kid and beyond, the trains ran on...

    When I was a kid and beyond, the trains ran on time and stopped at many of our small towns, the trucking industry, the trucking unions (jimmy Hoffa), and railroad greed killed the railroads for now...
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    Trucks are a huge waste of fuel and cost us...

    Trucks are a huge waste of fuel and cost us billions in repairing the damage they do to our highways. Many of the drivers are complete azzholes, they think they own the roads and put out all of that...
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    They called JB but they wern't too helpful. The...

    They called JB but they wern't too helpful. The sub service is very small,
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    Funeral Services for a WWII Submariner

    I know a lot of you folks have great knowledge of the Corps and Navel services.

    The father of a very good friend served in subs during WWII. He is one heck of a guy, he survived many war patrols...
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    I never understood this bloodstripe...

    I never understood this bloodstripe business..when I made Cpl. I came back to the rear and the clerk told me about it... I asked him what was going to be different, he said nothing....a few days...
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    Hey at least the young Marine will have a real...

    Hey at least the young Marine will have a real transferable occupation when he gets out, there's a good demand for operators in the real world, my MOS//civ job was electricial foreman....I humped a...
  18. I can't believe it! It's a first around here, 4...

    I can't believe it! It's a first around here, 4 pages, 55 posts and not 1 blaming it on Obama, Congratulations.
  19. If the gov. is paying for flags for those that...

    If the gov. is paying for flags for those that fought for the north they should pay for those who fought for the south. If we have any of the french or any other country's men who fought for us in...
  20. I'm back for a moment.....You might be but even...

    I'm back for a moment.....You might be but even if you are right and there are those who think that way, it's their right to think it. Let's be honest, blacks can have a black firefighters assn and...
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    No they're paid by the vets who join these...

    No they're paid by the vets who join these organizations, vets who give of their time and lives for free to help other vets while these pond scum get paid millions and that's even worse. I just...
  22. Dude, you've got more balls than batman....

    Dude, you've got more balls than batman. Congratulations and welcome to the big bad green machine
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    This is now meant to offend anyboby but I can...

    This is now meant to offend anyboby but I can remember when 14 and 15 year olds went to other states to get married and some of them that we know are still together. My wife is a DAR member and early...
  24. Thread: Uniform History

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    Hey Rocky, when did we go from the leather...

    Hey Rocky,

    when did we go from the leather "Sam Brown" belts to the Greens with one buckle?
    Just asking because my brother, the other Cpl. Simpson, USMC was in the hospital in japan coming back...
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    I remember when you went to the drug store down...

    I remember when you went to the drug store down the street and got a real fontaine coke made with coke syrup and seltzer water for a nickle. A squirt of cheyyr syrup was a penney more. and I remember...
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