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Forum: Law Enforcement 07-10-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 40,648
Posted By bismark17
Interesting...thanks for posting!

Interesting...thanks for posting!
Forum: The Whole News 01-27-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 45,119
Posted By bismark17
Isn't that the truth? Another 3 minutes of my...

Isn't that the truth? Another 3 minutes of my life I can't have back....
Forum: Trigger Puller 02-03-2009
Replies: 300
Views: 137,562
Posted By bismark17
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It reminds me of the Ranger telling me about how he jumped into Grenada with 100 pounds of light weight gear.
Forum: Historians 12-24-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 9,458
Posted By bismark17
[QUOTE=bourbon;62919]Remember Free Republic...

[QUOTE=bourbon;62919]Remember Free Republic during the Clinton administration? All the Clinton body count stuff, and how he was running blow out of Mena airport when he was governor? Portions of...
Forum: Historians 12-24-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 9,458
Posted By bismark17
Or, maybe I am....:eek: Give me a break, LT. I...

Or, maybe I am....:eek: Give me a break, LT. I meant to check up on him but just never got around to it.
Forum: Historians 12-23-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 9,458
Posted By bismark17
I would love a conspiracy corner. That was one...

I would love a conspiracy corner. That was one of my favorite sections on Al Jazeera. They seem to have got rid of that when they went more mainstream with an English edition.
Forum: Historians 12-23-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 9,458
Posted By bismark17
Back when I worked patrol, i picked up an elderly...

Back when I worked patrol, i picked up an elderly man who was refusing to go back to his retirement home because he thought they were trying to kill him. He was the stereotypical east coast Jewish...
Forum: The Whole News 12-23-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 9,717
Posted By bismark17
[QUOTE=Ski;62829]Interesting thread and...

[QUOTE=Ski;62829]Interesting thread and discussion.

"I have been in classified briefings inside the 5 Sided Puzzle Palace and have read about them the next day in the Washington Post AND...
Forum: The Whole News 12-23-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 9,717
Posted By bismark17
We need as a country to do a better job of...

We need as a country to do a better job of determining what is truly secret and what is just operational knowledge that should be passed on to the end user. While I understand the sources and...
Forum: Law Enforcement 12-16-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 40,648
Posted By bismark17
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We had a situation like that up here. Bangers had been hired as baggage handlers and were actually leaving their various tags inside of the airplanes.
Forum: OEF - Afghanistan 12-15-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 9,213
Posted By bismark17
Thanks for posting that!!! Highly motivating...

Thanks for posting that!!! Highly motivating reading during these challenging times.
Forum: South Asia 12-02-2008
Replies: 179
Views: 105,251
Posted By bismark17
I am concerned about the Beslan style issue...

I am concerned about the Beslan style issue myself or hit and run attacks on malls. That would be really great for the economy at this point. Or look at what those 2 weirdos, the father and son...
Forum: South Asia 12-01-2008
Replies: 179
Views: 105,251
Posted By bismark17
I can only speak to local oriented Law...

I can only speak to local oriented Law Enforcement in the U.S. but I don't think anyone is ready for something like this other than possibly Israel but their society tolerates a level of security...
Forum: South Asia 12-01-2008
Replies: 179
Views: 105,251
Posted By bismark17
From what I have read the terrorists level of...

From what I have read the terrorists level of confidence and individual skill with their weapons was very good. They were obviously highly trained. They also must have have done a good leaders'...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 11-17-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 50,702
Posted By bismark17
If your going to put together a Task Force you...

If your going to put together a Task Force you need to have aggressive people who know the players to get things rolling and they need to have the backing to allow them them to be proactive. They...
Forum: Doctrine & TTPs 11-17-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 27,684
Posted By bismark17
Typical of us always wanting to fight with one...

Typical of us always wanting to fight with one hand tied behind our back. Trying to apply our system of 'justice" on our battlefields is doomed to failure. Another example of too many lawyers being...
Forum: Military - Other 10-15-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 9,293
Posted By bismark17
Agreed. It was a rather ignorant article. But,...

Agreed. It was a rather ignorant article. But, then again how many people in our society understand the conventional Army, let alone the SOF community? The various pillars of our society are...
Forum: Africa 10-08-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 36,507
Posted By bismark17
That reads like a cheap novel. Another example...

That reads like a cheap novel. Another example of truth being stranger than fiction....Thanks for posting that.
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 10-07-2008
Replies: 71
Views: 48,776
Posted By bismark17
His book has been in limbo for awhile while some...

His book has been in limbo for awhile while some OPSEC issues were clarified. The author's homepage goes into more detail.

From the little I know it appears that a "risk averse" culture kicked in...
Forum: The Whole News 10-03-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,794
Posted By bismark17
I can't wait to find out this guy's story once he...

I can't wait to find out this guy's story once he gets caught. The minute I heard about this I figured it was some smart ass E4 who just got out and had a lot of time on his hands the past few years...
Forum: Americas 09-26-2008
Replies: 55
Views: 64,966
Posted By bismark17
Interesting Film

I recently saw an interesting movie on comcast on demand, possibly called, "Elite Unit" about a law enforcement group known as BOPE in Brazil which is like a self autonomous elite SWAT/SOF L.E. unit....
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 09-22-2008
Replies: 479
Views: 119,676
Posted By bismark17
Thanks for the link. I can't believe there isn't...

Thanks for the link. I can't believe there isn't more uproar against Bernanke who was recently on the record as saying there wasn't any problems with the system. It seems like these days the only...
Forum: Trigger Puller 09-15-2008
Replies: 217
Views: 122,737
Posted By bismark17
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Just finished the book, "THE BUSH WAR IN RHODESIA - The Extraordinary Combat Memoir of a Rhodesian Reconnaissance Specialist" which goes into Selous Scout TTPs and tracking.
Forum: The Whole News 09-13-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 13,219
Posted By bismark17
That was an interesting movie. I really felt for...

That was an interesting movie. I really felt for the guy but saw a follow up on it and he is happy to be back in the mix with the 2nd Ranger Blt.
Forum: Europe 09-13-2008
Replies: 290
Views: 141,798
Posted By bismark17
Sigh.....I guess the blackhats will again be...

Sigh.....I guess the blackhats will again be singing that old cadence, "Hey Mother Russia, you better behave or we will fill your skies with maroon berets...."
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