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    Needed addition to the kit bag!

    Almost four years ago now, as a Stryker company commander; my unit was involved in an engagement just north of Najaf, Iraq. 'Soldiers of Heaven' a cult for lack of a better word, had made extensive...
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    Remember the scale...

    Yukon 5,
    Remember that ILE is preparing you for future service as a FG officer. Company Commanders and PLs have the ability to communicate face to face, or verbally with those they lead. BN 3s or...
  3. Thread: CGSC Questions

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    on post is not out

    Cliff,
    As a geo-batchlor you can stay on post. I think the housing office has a list of other geo-batchlors who you can link up with and roommate with on post. Con-not exactly the social mecca of...
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    Perhaps Strykers will be a winner

    out of this. We've seen the medevac variant fielded to non-stryker BCTs. The SBCT does have 3 maneuver battalions and a Cav SQDN giving it a bit more flexibility than a HBCT. I'd be the first to...
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    I normally lurk but have to let fly:

    I'm picking up the book today and several of us are going to be using it in a directed study on Civil-Military affairs out here at the Naval Postgraduate School. (yes there are army folks here way...
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    GEN Ham

    Was a pretty good guy. I helped brief him several times in late 2004 and he always asked insightful questions etc. He had an aide that was a chem officer who had branch transfered to Infantry and...
  7. Beyond the title of the site...

    The battle videos produced by this site are pretty good and cover several of the battles / campaigns that the 3rd Stryker Bde were involved in from 2006-2007. They are worth a download, a beer and...
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    I'm sure you've found it,but

    The CTC at west point has some great documents. The Sinjar Papers discuss much about recruiting.

    http://www.ctc.usma.edu/
  9. Strobes

    The small handheld strobe light with an IR cover was vital both mounted and dismounted in my Stryker company. There are also very small, 'firefly' or 'Phoenix' beacons that clip onto a 9v battery. ...
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    Male Class 'B' Photo

    Photo from the Army Times
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    Photos of new uniform

    Army Times has two photos of the new uniform on their webpage.

    http://www.armytimes.com/news/2008/08/army_newblueuniform_082008w/

    Boy I feel bad laughing at the navy people in their white...
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    Army Service Uniform tomorrow?

    I saw this today as I was buying a new bus driver hat on Marlow White's website...Just when I had enough BDUs we went to the ACUs...Well it will be interesting to see what the final take is tomorrow!...
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