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    Getting back on subject

    The Marine who made the comment probably read something about the Fire Force technique and was impressed with the technique as it pertained to that specific conflict. The Fire Force concept was a...
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    Good one

    It looks kind of like and Army mop bucket.
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    Terrain is the first enemy to overcome

    and no picture does Afghanistan any justice untill you've had to move from 3000 ft to 1200 ft to get to where you have to go. Also Helicopters are easy targets in that terrain.
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    SJPONeill, Iím happy you enjoyed the paper. I...

    SJPONeill,

    Iím happy you enjoyed the paper. I am not a professional writer so please forgive me. The tracking skill I believe (just as you) is one that can be taught and not one that is gained...
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    Ethiopians replace Bedouin as IDF trackers at Dimona nuclear site

    http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/ethiopians-replace-bedouin-as-idf-trackers-at-dimona-nuclear-site-1.5050
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    Boris and QP4, You are both correct. Ft. H was...

    Boris and QP4,

    You are both correct. Ft. H was an improper place to teach tracking. However the Army could host the school at Ft. Polk. Units going to JRTC could send soldiers though the course...
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    Historically and currently by doctrine, Infantry...

    Historically and currently by doctrine, Infantry Units from LRS down to an infantry squad are supposed to be capable of conducting Tracking Patrols as part of a larger operation. The thing I don't...
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    Itís good to hear that you had some successes...

    Itís good to hear that you had some successes with what we taught you. The one thing I noticed is that The Army seems to be doing a good job as far as finding and gathering forensic evidence...
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    Rhodesia, Rhodesia, Rhodesia

    I think we are separated by a common language as well as different terminology, doctrines and eras. IMHO I feel you are wrong and you probably feel the same about my opinions. I will not banter with...
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    Jma

    JMA,
    Some good comments, I'd like to reply to some. Don't take anything personal, you cant read me as I am saying this.



    Hey thatís part of the process. Tracking is just another tool and not...
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    Boris, If you are interested in Tracking a...

    Boris,

    If you are interested in Tracking a great book on Tracking is "Practical Tracking" by Louis Liebenburg, Adriaan Louw and Mark Elbroch. It was published last year and can be found on Amazon....
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    Look I know how SWC came up with this...

    Look I know how SWC came up with this publication. I have personally talked to some of them. The unfortunate part of this is that they never hired a subject matter expert to write the TC. The guys...
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    Rifleman You are correct. I had gathered this...

    Rifleman
    You are correct. I had gathered this information going back to 1973. Although there are older manuals that discuss tracking, it is discussed under trailing. The purpose of listing page...
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    So True

    Without a doubt you are correct Ken. The skill is not easy but I have never had a student leave our course and not be able to track. Tracking at its very essence is hunting and the military is...
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    David Scott is no longer with TTOS. He got in...

    David Scott is no longer with TTOS. He got in some trouble with the other owners and had to step down. He did start another school, however from what I hear he has been getting himself into trouble....
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    Tactical Tracking Techniques

    Thought this was interesting that the British Military would hire a TV personality when they already provide tracking instruction in Borneo.

    The British military has hired the star of a Canadian...
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    That LTC got hustled

    Too bad that LTC got hustled. If he or his staff had really done their research they would have understood the situation in Nuristan. There was plenty of info generated on Mullah Sadiq and his...
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    I used to work for him and was let down by him...

    I used to work for him and was let down by him both personally and professionally. I would never question his military service. I would question why he is no longer associated with the company he...
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    Hey guys, I know there are alot of people out...

    Hey guys,
    I know there are alot of people out there who think David Scott is some wiz bang tracker but be careful. Yes he has an impressive biography that he has put on his website, but the man is...
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    Ok, I didnít like the piece either. I also saw a...

    Ok, I didnít like the piece either. I also saw a lot of things that I didnít like. To say that the reporting of the SF team was somehow not ďblessed offĒ on just doesnít make sense. Of course it was...
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    The manual is absolutely terrible. SWC had...

    The manual is absolutely terrible. SWC had contracted someone to produce this last year and they really didnít get their moneyís worth. I got to see it prior to it being released and I commented to...
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    From my experience in Afghanistan I defiantly...

    From my experience in Afghanistan I defiantly felt we needed more helicopters. The problem I see is that when helicopters are used they are not used properly. Most times a unit infiltrated right on...
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