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    That would be the 5 seconds necessary to smash...

    That would be the 5 seconds necessary to smash the hard drive with an axe.

    Out of many Stan and I suffered through, my favorite chief of mission pronouncement was on July 16th 1994 regarding the...
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    That is just so...wrong In too many ways

    That is just so...wrong

    In too many ways
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    America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back

    Backed up by

    the Student Senate at Texas A&M
    and the Hulk and Steven Segal

    Tom

    Class of 1976
    Texas A&M
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    That would be Norflok Not Norfolk :D

    That would be Norflok

    Not Norfolk :D
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    You can download the Kindle version...

    You can download the Kindle version for free.

    That way Wilf can put Carl under his pillow :D
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    Agreed MRAPS were made to make me appreciate...

    Agreed

    MRAPS were made to make me appreciate Blackhawks.

    Tom
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    Is this the missile equivalent of stand-up...

    Is this the missile equivalent of stand-up comedy?

    Who launches satellites on an impromptu basis?

    Serge, the Rodeo Drive Designer Rocketman?

    "oooh you look like a big payload guy with lots...
  8. Agreed, Phil. Balance in all things remains...

    Agreed, Phil. Balance in all things remains fundamental. I would also add that in a Xenophobic society, flooding the zone with too many outposts, further adds to the distrust, and boosts the bad...
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    That would make him the Doug MacArthur of...

    That would make him the Doug MacArthur of journalism...:D
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    I saw some of that reporting and yes it is of...

    I saw some of that reporting and yes it is of concern. However, I also found the sourcing to be repetitive and overlapping from reporting from my time on the ground, reporting that while disproved...
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    Don't shoot at the albatross, Marine!

    Don't shoot at the albatross, Marine!
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    Agreed.

    Agreed.
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    Human Terrain Systemic Failures

    As a former FAO I am a believer in cultural intelligence and as an anthro minor, history major, I would have to class myself with the social science crowd.

    I was and still am a believer in the...
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    Oklahoma Will be OK

    And here I was worried the family farm might be at risk...
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    That story is on the CSI Press web page as part...

    That story is on the CSI Press web page as part of In Contact. the Chapter is Palm Sunday Ambush 20 March 2005.
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    True indeed. MDMP is a patch to fix that through...

    True indeed. MDMP is a patch to fix that through process; it fails in that it gets abbreviated to meet time constraints. Meanwhile the personnel system has institutionalized the duality of...
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    filthy beast...

    filthy beast...
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    Actually you can't be Stan without the following...

    Actually you can't be Stan without the following four as in excellent, conniving, sneaky, NCO..

    He is a package deal :wry:
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    Now that's redundant...

    Now that's redundant...
  20. Thread: Jump Training

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    Bounce

    We lost one to a Mae West--reserve entanglement; hit the ground like a watermelon.

    This was the same jump that as we started take off roll, a civilian Cessna did a surprise downwind landing...
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    Slap One can have the exact same discussion on...

    Slap

    One can have the exact same discussion on terroism and terrorists with the same results.

    Best
    Tom
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    Seriously

    i addressed PPT as too many see writing bullets as writing. Seriously I have had Soldiers (NCO and Officer) tell me that PPT was their chosen medium. Others have pushed similar themes. One...
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    Concur. After my own service and 10 years of...

    Concur. After my own service and 10 years of mentoring writing at JRTC, I see the effects of PPT and even CPOF as crippling when it comes to effective comms. A word bullet is an incomplete thought,...
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    promote people one grade above their level of...

    promote people one grade above their level of competence
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    Some citations for further research:

    Some citations for further research:
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