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    Also heard that...

    MCTAG's name will change. Not sure of what it will change to. The "Training" in Marine Corps Training and Advisory Group, will be dropped in the new title so as to distance the organization from...
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    I thought so too..

    nm
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    A bird told me...

    that MCTAG may absorb SCETC...anyone hear this?
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    No kidding...

    and those who choose to do that are making life choices. It is. No real evidence supports that people are born this way.
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    This is not about sex. I don't care if you are...

    This is not about sex. I don't care if you are gay or not (you in general). That is between you and GOD. If I am asked by a homosexual how I feel, they will hear, however I will not "go after" them. ...
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    Apples and oranges...

    Tell me how homosexuality which is a life choice is the same as being born a women or black? There is no evidence that you are born that way. From my experience working with a genetic researcher,...
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    Citizens of this country have the right to do...

    Citizens of this country have the right to do whatever any other citizen can legally do. The military is different, however civil rights as outlined by the constitution cannot be violated, remember...
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    This captures some of my thoughts on this subject...

    (Mod's Note: text was in red, placed in quote marks and no link. PM to author).

    Some thoughts:
    What about those who ARE offended by homosexual behavior or homosexuals in general? are their rights...
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    Gen Amos guidance is out...

    his second priority is to operationalize MCTAG, looking at its role and mission to so they can efficiently carry them out, also potentially changing the name also. Very interesting. In the background...
  10. Thread: Force Recon

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    Answers below each question

    Another friend of mine says it's unlikely that the guy is actually Force Recon yet but is likely a member of a Recon Battalion which is a totally different thing. My questions to anybody here who...
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    I saw it...

    and no being an active duty Marine, I didn't take it that way.
    Pure SciFi.

    Also in the movie they make it pretty clear that all the military were Mercs hired by the corporation, and were from...
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    My question is more of a equipment one. Wouldn't...

    My question is more of a equipment one. Wouldn't long rifles (M-16A4?) and longer barreled SAW's serve the Army or Marine Corps better in the open terrain of Afghanistan?
    Yes they seemed to have...
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    All I know is that if we in our country don't get...

    All I know is that if we in our country don't get a handle on our economy, the military will not be able to enjoy some of the advantages we have had for the better part of a half century. Strong...
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    I agree...from what I read and understand they...

    I agree...from what I read and understand they are doing great work.



    Boot
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    I spoke to the AWG recruiter and have yet to...

    I spoke to the AWG recruiter and have yet to hear from them wrt doing some work together. They are interesting as they are SOF "like" but aren't part of USASOC. They fall directly under the G33 for...
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    I would agree with that; Gen Mattis said as much...

    I would agree with that; Gen Mattis said as much a couple of months ago.


    http://www.fpri.org/multimedia/20090212.jointwarfare21stcentury.html
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    Iraq Assistance Group cases colors....

    I was part of the IAG at one time. I bitter sweet time. Not sure on whether to be happy or sad.


    Boot

    http://www.dvidshub.net/?script=news/news_show.php&id=34514#
  18. Thread: Warrior Ethos

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    This is funny to me because of an incident on the...

    This is funny to me because of an incident on the "rhino" that runs between the GZ and VBC. I was on the bus in full gear, no convoy was running there when I needed to be there and couldn't catch...
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    Great Points. The media doesn't say anything...

    Great Points. The media doesn't say anything because it would run smack in the face of someone they love to love...no matter what.


    Boot
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    You know the more I get into this, the more I...

    You know the more I get into this, the more I realize how much SF types don't understand how Marines are developed and trained.
    I do know that a team of Marines has recently returned from SOUTHCOM...
  21. Thread: The question...

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    I just can't believe that anyone in the services...

    I just can't believe that anyone in the services or DoD would let these things influence thinking! D::rolleyes:(note: laced with laughter)


    Boot
  22. Thread: The question...

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    You know I have forgotten about that piece of...

    You know I have forgotten about that piece of this. Thanks for bringing it up; Perhaps the GPF who carry out FID/COIN get designated SOC. I had a discussion today with someone at yet another...
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    Well we don't have a tab problem in the Marines,...

    Well we don't have a tab problem in the Marines, now about those egos and ricebowls...



    BOOT
  24. Thread: The question...

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    Groan...Tampa is sooooooo much nicer than...

    Groan...Tampa is sooooooo much nicer than Fayetteville...

    I say NOOOOO to that!


    BOOT
  25. Thread: The question...

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    I do believe that you can screen and select GPF...

    I do believe that you can screen and select GPF and still be GPF for this type duty. Three examples I know of:

    Marine Recon, Marine Force Recon and the US Army's Asymetric Warfare Group. All have...
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