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VAMAN
10-29-2009, 11:00 AM
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Turkish soldiers march during a parade marking the 86th anniversary of Republic Day in Ankara October 29, 2009. (*******)http://i33.*******.com/2h85njqdotjpg

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The Turkish Stars aerobatic team from the Turkish Air Force perform with supersonic NF-5 aircraft during a parade marking the 86th anniversary of Republic Day in Ankara October 29, 2009. (*******)http://i38.*******.com/ztw3g2dotjpg

A Turkish paratrooper carrying a huge portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey, performs during a parade marking the 86th anniversary of Republic Day in Ankara October 29, 2009. (*******)http://i35.*******.com/105tbx1dotjpg

Turkey's President Abdullah Gul (R), Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (3rd R) and Parliament Speaker Mehmet Ali Sahin (4th R), accompanied by top military officials, attend an official ceremony to mark the 86th anniversary of Republic Day at the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular Turkey, in Ankara October 29, 2009. (*******)http://i37.*******.com/1zyh2xedotjpg

A cone of moisture surrounds part of the Ares I-X rocket during lift off Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, on a sub-orbital test flight from the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39-B in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (AP / Chris O'Meara)

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The Ares 1-X test rocket lifts off on a six-minute suborbital flight from launch pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on October 28, 2009. The rocket was being evaluated as a vehicle to replace the space shuttle for US manned spaceflight. (******* / Pierre Ducharme)

uribury871
10-29-2009, 11:36 AM
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Soldiers of ROKA 8th div are loading 155mm K-55(M109a2) and K-77 artillery command vehicle on train to prepare upcoming exercise Ho-guk that start in 29th oct.

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Soldiers of 71th div are conducting anti infiltration exercise supervised by ROKA capital defense command which to prepare exercise Ho-guk.
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Soldiers of combat support company, ROKA 17th div conducted support weapon fire training.

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ROKA capital artillery brigade recently opened self propelled artillery driving training range.

Lancero
10-29-2009, 11:58 AM
Nice start gents!

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Seized photos recovered during military operations against Taliban militants are displayed on a table at the Sherwangi Tor village in South Waziristan , 29 October 2009. Pakistani security forces launched a large-scale offensive to eliminate the Taliban and al-Qaeda network in the South Waziristan tribal region on 17 October, saying 80 per cent of terrorist assaults taking place across the country originated from the tribal badlands


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A picture dated on 14 August 2009 shows Colonel Georg Klein in Kundus, Afgahnistan. Klein had ordered two US American fighter jets to bombard two tank lorries on 04 September 2009. The Inspector General of the Bundeswehr, Wolfgang Schneiderhan, considers the controversial air attack justified. He referred to a NATO examination report. According to a present result of the Internatioanal Security Assistance Force (ISAF), Klein and German soldiers acted adequately and on military terms


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An Israeli border police officer (L) faces a Palestinian farmer during the removal of water pipes from their farm near the West Bank city of Hebron 29 October 2009. A confrontation erupted during the removal by Israeli authorities of the pipes that illegally divert water , an Israeli border police spokesman said on 29 October


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A US marine is seen onboard the USS George Washington, Hong Kong, China, 29 October 2009. First commissioned in 1992, the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is in Hong Kong for a routine port call


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US President Barack Obama (L) salutes with Generals of the US Army during the dignified transfer of the remains of US Army Private Sergeant Dale R. Griffin of Terri Haute, Indiana by an Army transfer team at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, USA, 29 October 2009. A US Air Force C-17 arrived at Dover Air Force Base 29 October 2009 with 18 fallen US personnel from Afghanistan. Private Sergeant Dale R. Griffin died in Afghanistan in Operation Enduring Freedom.


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A handout picture provided by the South Korean Navy shows South Korean navy soldiers welcoming the arrival of a Chinese training vessel carrying hundreds of naval cadets at the South Korean naval port of Jinhae, 29 October 2009. The Chinese ship visited Jinhae as part of its Asian voyage aimed at boosting regional naval ties


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US Gen. Walter Sharp (C), the commander of US Forces in Korea, pays his respects to soldiers who died during the 1950-53 Korean War during his visit to the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Busan, South Korea's largest port city, 29 October 2009. Others are unidentified

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10-29-2009, 12:48 PM
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Chief of Army Major-General (MG) Neo Kian Hong (second from right) and Director-General Artillery Lieutenant-General K R Rao (right) interacting with soldiers from the Singapore Armed Forces and Indian Army.

He219
10-29-2009, 01:22 PM
Nice pix guys!
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In this photo taken with a night vision scope, U.S. Special Operations forces are seen during a joint operation with Afghan National Army soldiers targeting insurgents operating in Afghanistan's Farah province, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009.
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US President Barack Obama (2R) salutes during the dignified transfer of Sergeant Dale R. Griffin of Terre Haute, Indiana, at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, October 29, 2009. Obama traveled to the base to meet the plane carrying the bodies of 18 US personnel killed in Afghanistan on October 26, including Griffin.
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First lady Michelle Obama hugs a veteran at the James J. Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center October 28, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Major League Baseball is dedicating game one of the World Series to veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
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A Marine pays his respects during a memorial service for Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Taylor in the Chapel at Camp Pendleton on October 28, 2009 in Oceanside, California. Staff Sgt. Taylor was killed while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.
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Marine Staff Sgt. Bryce Cannon pays his respects during a memorial service for Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Taylor in the Chapel at Camp Pendleton on October 28, 2009 in Oceanside, California. Staff Sgt. Taylor was killed while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.
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Stephanie Jacobs pays her respects to her fiancee, Staff Sgt Aaron J. Taylor during a memorial service in the Chapel at Camp Pendleton on October 28, 2009 in Oceanside, California. Staff Sgt. Taylor was killed while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.
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Marines break down podium area following the memorial service for Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Taylor in the Chapel at Camp Pendleton on October 28, 2009 in Oceanside, California. Staff Sgt. Taylor was killed while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.
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Comrades of Pfc. Devin J. Michel of Stockton, Illinois salute in front of his memorial October 29, 2009 during a service at Forward Operating Base Wilson near Kandahar, Afghanistan. Michel, 19, was killed by an explosive device during a foot patrol October 24 in nearby Zhari province. The region around Forward Base Wilson is one of the most dangerous for American and Canadian troops in all of Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division out of Fort Carson, Colorado.
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An undated handout photo of Canadian Lieutenant Justin Boyes who was killed in Afghanistan on October 28, 2009. Boyes was killed and two other soldiers were injured on October 28, 2009 by an improvised explosive device south-west of Kandahar City, the Canadian government said.


RiP
:-(

He219
10-29-2009, 01:37 PM
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Pakistani soldiers secure an area as a Pakistani Army AH-1 Cobra attack helicopter flies past the top of Kund moutain near Kotkai village in South Waziristan on October 29, 2009. Around 30,000 troops are taking part in the offensive against an estimated 10-12,000 militants in the semi-autonomous and lawless tribal belt. Relief workers say more than 200,000 people have been displaced by the fighting. The military says 264 militants and 31 soldiers have been killed, but the information cannot be confirmed independently because the area is a closed combat zone. The army has said nothing about civilian casualties.http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/1810/610xntdotjpg

A Pakistani soldier crouches as a Pakistani Army Mi-17 helicopter takes off on top of Kund mountain near Kotkai village in South Waziristan on October 29, 2009. Around 30,000 troops are taking part in the offensive against an estimated 10-12,000 militants in the semi-autonomous and lawless tribal belt. Relief workers say more than 200,000 people have been displaced by the fighting. The military says 264 militants and 31 soldiers have been killed, but the information cannot be confirmed independently because the area is a closed combat zone. The army has said nothing about civilian casualties.http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/4250/610xfodotjpg
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Pakistani soldiers fire mortars towards Taliban militants position at the Sherwangi Tor village in South Waziristan, October 29, 2009. http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/1610/610xjhdotjpg

A Pakistani soldier fires a heavy machine gun on Taliban positions at the Sherwangi Tor village in South Waziristan on October 29, 2009.
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A Pakistani soldier speaks on a military field telephone on top of Kund mountain near Kotkai village in South Waziristan on October 29, 2009.
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Pakistani soldiers secure an area on a hill in the Sherwangi region of South Waziristan October 29, 2009.http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/2849/610xpsdotjpg

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nternally displaced tribesmen, fleeing from military operations against Taliban militants in South Waziristan, wait in line outside an aid distribution centre in Dera Ismail Khan on October 29, 2009.

He219
10-29-2009, 02:26 PM
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A mobile guard tower stands over a camp for Chinese Uighur detainees at the U.S. military prison for 'enemy combatants' on October 28, 2009 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Although U.S. President Barack Obama pledged in his first executive order last January to close the infamous prison within a year's time, the government has been struggling to try the accused terrorists and to transfer them out ahead of the deadline. Military officials at the prison point to improved living standards and state of the art medical treatment available to detainees, but the facility's international reputation remains tied to the 'enhanced interrogation techniques' such as waterboarding employed under the Bush administration.http://img408.imageshack.us/img408/3269/610xkadotjpghttp://img249.imageshack.us/img249/7165/610xgdotjpg

A Pakistani soldier (L) speaks on a military field radio as a Mi-17 helicopter lands on top of Kund mountain near Kotkai village in South Waziristan October 29, 2009. The Pakistani army is zeroing in on two major Taliban sanctuaries in their South Waziristan bastion as government forces pressed ahead with their offensive in the lawless tribal region on the Afghan border.http://img249.imageshack.us/img249/3350/610xpjdotjpg

A Pakistani Army AH-1 Cobra attack helicopter flies over Kund mountain near Kotkai village in South Waziristan on October 29, 2009. Around 30,000 troops are taking part in the offensive against an estimated 10-12,000 militants in the semi-autonomous and lawless tribal belt. Relief workers say more than 200,000 people have been displaced by the fighting.http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/6936/610xhudotjpg

Pakistani soldiers rest near their tents in a temporary camp at an undisclosed location in the Sherwangi region of South Waziristan on October 29, 2009. Around 30,000 troops are taking part in the offensive against an estimated 10-12,000 militants in the semi-autonomous and lawless tribal belt. Relief workers say more than 200,000 people have been displaced by the fighting.http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/2963/610xdudotjpg

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Palestinian shepherd Nader Ahlan, 36, receives treatment after being shot by Jewish settlers from the Yitzhar settlement, in hospital in the West Bank city of Nablus, Tuesday Sept. 15, 2009. A Palestinian farmer said Tuesday a group of rabid Jewish settlers shot him and slaughtered his sheep, when he was herding his flock.http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/7337/610xbidotjpg

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An Israeli border police officer gestures towards a Palestinian farmer during the removal of water pipes from their farm near the West Bank city of Hebron October 29, 2009. A confrontation erupted during the removal of the pipes by Israeli authorities that illegally divert water, an Israeli border police spokesman said on Thursday.http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/5900/610xmdotjpg

Israeli army Arab contractors destroy a Palestinian field and remove the irrigation system near the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron, on October 29, 2009. The Israeli army claims the field poses a security threat because it is too close to the settlement.http://img503.imageshack.us/img503/3617/610xhgdotjpg

An Israeli-Arab contractor working with the Israeli army holds a knife (L) as he tries to stop a Palestinian photographer from taking pictures of him and his comrades destroying a Palestinian field and removing the irrigation system near the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron, on October 29, 2009. The Israeli army claims the field poses a security threat because it is too close to the settlement. The Arab contractor reacted because he didn�t want his picture published.http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/6933/610xqrdotjpg

Israeli forces arrest an Arab-Israeli contractor (R) working with them after the man attacked Palestinian photographers in an attempt to prevent the reporters from taking pictures of them destroying a Palestinian field and removing the irrigation system near the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron, on October 29, 2009. The Israeli army claims the field poses a security threat because it is too close to the settlement. The Arab contractor reacted because he didn't want his picture published.http://img503.imageshack.us/img503/2342/610xvodotjpg

An Israeli border police officer stands in a tomato field during an operation to remove irrigation systems near the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron, Thursday Oct. 29, 2009. The Israeli Civil Administration in the West Bank said they carried out a routine operation against Palestinians who were illegally connected to the water system.http://img503.imageshack.us/img503/2792/610xtidotjpg

An Israeli soldier walks past Palestinian women standing in a tomato field during an operation to remove irrigation systems near the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron, Thursday Oct. 29, 2009. The Israeli Civil Administration in the West Bank said they carried out a routine operation against Palestinians who were illegally connected to the water system.http://img214.imageshack.us/img214/2378/610xibdotjpg

Palestinian children try to cross a flooded street following a heavy rainstorm in Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. The U.N. General Assembly announced late Wednesday it will meet next week to consider a report that accused both Israeli forces and Palestinian militants of war crimes and possible crimes against humanity during their war in Gaza last winter.http://img213.imageshack.us/img213/5940/610xtudotjpg

Israeli President Shimon Peres stands by the grave of late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin during a memorial ceremony marking the 14th anniversary of his assassination, at Mt. Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. Rabin was shot and killed by right-wing Jewish activist Yigal Amir on November 4, 1995.http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/1192/610xqadotjpg

Members of the Israeli navy stand atop a submarine during a joint Israeli-U.S. air-defence exercise dubbed 'Juniper Cobra' in the northern Israeli city of Haifa October 29, 2009. The Americans involved in the Israel-based drill believe the exercise could also be of interest to Europe, where the Obama administration plans to deploy a revamped missile shield crowned by the Aegis ballistic interceptor.
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PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 28, 2009) A Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) is launched from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Myoko (DDG 175) in a joint missile defense intercept test with the Missile Defense Agency in the Pacific Ocean. The SM-3 successfully intercepted a medium-range target that had been launched minutes earlier from the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii. Myoko's crew detected and tracked the target, developed a fire control solution, then launched the SM-3. (U.S. Navy photo Courtesy of the Missile Defense Agency/Released)
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NASA's new Ares 1-X test vehicle on October 28, 2009 as it goes through first stage/upper stage simulator seperation about two minutes after launch Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39-B in Florida. After several delays, the Ares I-X, the tallest rocket ever built, blasted off at 11:30 am (1530 GMT) from Cape Canaveral in Florida, carrying with it the US space agency's ambitious plans for human space flight. The rocket is the prototype of the Ares I, designed to carry a new capsule-shaped crew module called the Orion into low-orbit so it can embark on missions to the International Space Station, the Moon, and beyond. After two and a half minutes, the main part of the 327-foot (100-meter) rocket splashed down as planned in the Atlantic Ocean as applause broke out in a relieved and excited NASA control room.

Eagle The Lightning
10-29-2009, 02:51 PM
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Defence Minister Kevan Jones with Armed Forces personnel at the Service Voting Registration Day held in MOD's Main Building on 15 October 2009
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Families await the return of soldiers from the 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers to their home in Hounslow
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Corporal Matthew Hale-Smith gets a warm welcome home from daughter Skye [Picture: Sergeant Ian Houlding, Crown Copyright/MOD 2009]http://i38.*******.com/2my2iz8dotjpg

HMS Scott alongside in Devonport Naval Base
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HMS Scott departs for the Antarctic
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Afghans take part in local shura, supported by British soldiers of 2 RIFLES
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Haul of drugs seized by British and Afghan troops during a recent military operation
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Governor Mangal sets alight a haul of drugs seized by British and Afghan troops during a recent military operation
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Armed Forces personnel serving in the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and British Army
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bd popeye
10-29-2009, 03:12 PM
Rest in peace for those fallen:-(

An excellent selection pf photos posted by all the great PIX posters!

One of the caption stated. We pix posters don't write the captions

A US Marine is seen onboard the USS George Washington

Really?? There are no US Marines assigned to CVN-73. Not in the air wing or otherwise.

guidehog
10-29-2009, 03:19 PM
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Uncovered faces on the women.. Taliban pinup girls? ;)

Thanks again for all the photos posted!

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10-29-2009, 03:32 PM
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U.S. Marines with Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Pacific (FASTPAC) do push-ups on the main deck aboard USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during physical training Oct. 28, 2009, in the Pacific Ocean. - U.S. Navy photo by MCSN Alexandra Arroyohttp://img.photobucket.com/albums/v101/He219/mpnet/091022a2403g137dotjpg
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U.S. Army Soldiers, from 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, train on the Advanced Mobility Course on all terrain vehicles, (ATV), in Boeblingen, Germany, Oct. 22, 2009. The Advance Mobility Course allows Soldiers to gain experience on different surfaces from sand and gravel to steep grades. The course can also be used for training in humvees (U.S. Army photo by Martin Greeson/Released)http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v101/He219/mpnet/hires_091022-A-2403G-078bdotjpg
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U.S. Army soldiers train on the advanced mobility course on all terrain vehicles in Boeblingen, Germany, Oct. 22, 2009. The soldiers are assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group. The course allows soldiers to gain experience on different surfaces from sand and gravel to steep grades, and can also be used for training in humvees. U.S. Army photo by Martin Greesonhttp://img.photobucket.com/albums/v101/He219/mpnet/091023f6146m237dotjpg

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Eric Breault and Tech. Sgt. Andrew Newton, avionics specialists with the 158th Fighter Wing Detachment 1, Vermont Air National Guard, transport a fourth-generation AN/AAQ-28 LITENING Advanced Airborne Targeting and Navigation Pod to an F-16C Fighting Falcon Oct. 23, 2009, at Langley Air Force Base, Va. The first operational testing of the pods will occur during Bold Quest 2009, an Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration, which brings together nearly 1,000 service members and contractors from 11 countries and across the U.S. military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rebecca Montez/Released)http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v101/He219/mpnet/091020f9119c141dotjpg
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U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots with the 157th Fighter Squadron, 169th Fighter Wing, McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., land after performing a flyover in formation during the 2009 Eager Tiger 10, Falcon Air Meet (FAM) Oct. 20, 2009, at Mwaffaq Salti Air Base, Azraq, Jordan. The formation was the first of several competitions among U.S., Jordanian and Belgium F-16 units. FAM's goal is to foster strong relationship between the U.S. and Middle Eastern countries and promote stability in the region. F-16 units from the United States, Belgium and Jordan are competing in this year's competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Caycee Cook/Released)

goat89
10-29-2009, 03:46 PM
Nice pics today. Thx.
RIP to the fallen. :(

Lancero
10-29-2009, 04:01 PM
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Pakistani soldiers secure an area as a Pakistani Army AH-1 Cobra attack helicopter flies past the top of Kund moutain near Kotkai village in South Waziristan, 29 October 2009. Pakistani security forces launched a large-scale offensive to eliminate the Taliban and al-Qaeda network in the South Waziristan tribal region on 17 October, saying 80 per cent of terrorist assaults taking place across the country originated from the tribal badlands


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Afghan National Army soldier guard the United Nation's guest house which was attacked by the Taliban militants the previous day, in Kabul Afghanistan, 29 October 2009. Six UN workers were killed on October 28, when an explosion rocked a guesthouse used by the United Nations in Kabul and armed attackers burst in, sparking a gunbattle, a UN spokesman said


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A handout picture released by the Pakistani government shows US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (L) and Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik (2-L) visiting the shrine of famous Muslim saint Bari Imam, in Islamabad Pakistan on 29 October 2009. Hillary Clinton, is on an official visit of Pakistan to discuss issues of mutual interests with Pakistani civilian and military leadership


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An Israeli border policeman faces a Palestinian men who tried to prevent Israeli army Arab contractors from destroying his fields and removing the irrigation system near the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron, on 29 October 2009. Amnesty International on 27 October accused Israel of denying adequate water supplies to the Palestinians, an allegation promptly rejected by Israel as "distorted and superficial." AI in London said that while Palestinians were being denied, Israeli settlers could "enjoy lush lawns and swimming pools."


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An undated file photo provided by the Muslim Alliance of North America shows Luqman Ameen Abdullah, 53, leader of the Masjid Al-Haqq mosque, who was killed in a shootout with Federal Bureau of Investigation agents during a raid on a warehouse to arrest him and others in Dearborn, Michigan, USA 28 October 2009. Abdullah is accused in a federal complaint of heading a Sunni Muslim group with the mission of establishing a separate Islamic nation within the United States. The suspects "are members of a group that is alleged to have engaged in violent activity over a period of many years and known to be armed," a joint statement from the Detroit, Michigan, USA FBI and U.S. Attorney's Office said.

VAMAN
10-29-2009, 04:08 PM
Uncovered faces on the women.. Taliban pinup girls? ;)
Nice one rofl

Facaletz
10-29-2009, 04:28 PM
great photos..
RIP to the fallen

Clear_blues
10-29-2009, 04:33 PM
Rip to the fallen
President Obama has been practicing his salute I see.

KillerBD
10-29-2009, 04:35 PM
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A US marine is seen onboard the USS George Washington, Hong Kong, China, 29 October 2009. First commissioned in 1992, the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is in Hong Kong for a routine port call

Huh... thats strange, I don't see a US Marine anywhere in this photo... :roll:

vandeVelde
10-29-2009, 04:51 PM
Nice start gents!


US President Barack Obama (L) salutes with Generals of the US Army during the dignified transfer of the remains of US Army Private Sergeant Dale R. Griffin of Terri Haute, Indiana by an Army transfer team at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, USA, 29 October 2009. A US Air Force C-17 arrived at Dover Air Force Base 29 October 2009 with 18 fallen US personnel from Afghanistan. Private Sergeant Dale R. Griffin died in Afghanistan in Operation Enduring Freedom.




Why do US Army generals wear their ugliest uniform for such a solemn semi-public event, and that back home in the US? I think any higher rank looks stupid in a shapeless camo suit if heīs not directly at the front.

goat89
10-29-2009, 04:53 PM
Huh... thats strange, I don't see a US Marine anywhere in this photo... :roll:
Maybe a VBSS Marine on the right? MAYBE.

Sarge543
10-29-2009, 05:21 PM
LMAO, know the RAF Sgt in the voting picture! Went through basic with him!

USMCRTop
10-29-2009, 05:22 PM
Rest in peace for those fallen:-(

An excellent selection pf photos posted by all the great PIX posters!

One of the caption stated. We pix posters don't write the captions


Really?? There are no US Marines assigned to CVN-73. Not in the air wing or otherwise.

probably a sailor--the boots are a giveaway..

bd popeye
10-29-2009, 07:09 PM
Maybe a VBSS Marine on the right? MAYBE.

Nope. There are no Marines on CVN-73. USN CVNs have a Master-of-Arms Force(Police Force) of over 100. Plus augmentees. And I bet the "GW" has at least three VBSS teams with augmentees assigned to them.

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SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 29, 2009) An enlisted air crew landing signalman signals a Marine Corps CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter as it approaches the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) during landing qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua J. Wahl/Released)

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SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 29, 2009) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Carigo A. Rula, directs a Marine Corps CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter from the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) during landing qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua J. Wahl/Released)

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SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 29, 2009) Aviation Support Equipment Technician 2nd Class Dean T. McRae guides a Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter onto the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9). Denver is the lead ship of the Denver Amphibious Ready Group conducting a fall patrol with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey H. Kyhl/Released)

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HONG KONG (Oct. 29, 2009) Sailors man the rails aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as they enter Kowloon Bay for a port visit to Hong Kong. George Washington Sailors will conduct 12 different community service projects designed to give something back to their host city during their visit. (U.S. Navy photos /Released)

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PERSIAN GULF (Oct. 28, 2009) The Australian navy minesweeper HMAS Towoomba (FFH-156) is underway alongside the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is on a routine deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class John Phillip Wagner Jr./Released)

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SASEBO, Japan (Oct. 27, 2009) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Eric Ballard guides an MH-60s Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 onto the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Essex embarked HSC-25 in preparation for their upcoming fall deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew A. Ebarb/Released)

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ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 26, 2009) A Navy pilot watches the landing of an MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). Pilots conducted touch-and-go landing qualifications during the three-week Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMTUEX). COMPTUEX is designed to provide realistic training environments for U.S. naval forces that closely replicate the operational challenges routinely encountered during military operations worldwide. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brien Aho/Released)

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ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 26, 2009) An AV-8 Harrier from Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 223 lands next to an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) during flight operations. Nassau is participating in a Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brien Aho/Released)

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ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 26, 2009) An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter lifts off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) during a Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX). C (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brien Aho/Released)

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SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 29, 2009) Seaman Kayla L. Gravdal assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) stands by to retrieve chocks and chains from a Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter during landing qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua J. Wahl/Released)

DasBoost
10-29-2009, 07:27 PM
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RiP
:-(

What exactly are they putting by the boots? Are they the USMC Eagles? RIP to the fallen and God Bless...

socom6
10-29-2009, 07:39 PM
Great pics today thanks! RIP to the fallen.

I see a lot of Spanish passports in these pics from Waziristan. Something aint right. Spanish intelligence need to find out whats going on.

bd popeye
10-29-2009, 07:56 PM
What exactly are they putting by the boots? Are they the USMC Eagles? RIP to the fallen and God Bless...

They are leaving their "cherry" Basic Parachutist Jump wings. RIP..

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US Army, USMC, USAF & USN Basic Parachutist Jump Wings

Uboj
10-29-2009, 08:26 PM
Nice start gents!

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Note the photo album......family pics this person carries with him.

This is total war for the Taliban, he could be at home with his family, but instead he is out fighting one would have to presume voluntarily. Unless we get tougher this war will not be winnable. I hate to draw parallels with Vietnam but on a political level one canít help it. The lads are fighting with hands tied behind their backs. Sucks.

dlat83
10-29-2009, 09:35 PM
Not enough facial hair to be Taliban pin-up girls!

546
10-29-2009, 11:30 PM
Nice pictures everyone... RIP to the fallen :(

budgie
10-29-2009, 11:59 PM
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Are these G-3s rechambered to 5.56? Looks like a new plastic trigger assembly and the G-35 mags.

Laworkerbee
10-30-2009, 01:56 AM
A very sad photo
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Thanks all.

gaijinsamurai
10-30-2009, 02:03 AM
They are leaving their "cherry" Basic Parachutist Jump wings. RIP..

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Are you sure about that bd popeye? It's not very common for Marines to be jump qualified, unless they're in Recon units, and if I remember correctly, the USMC jump wings are gold.

gaijinsamurai
10-30-2009, 02:05 AM
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Are these G-3s rechambered to 5.56? Looks like a new plastic trigger assembly and the G-35 mags.

I believe they are the Turkish version of the HK 33, in 5.56.

eluphant21
10-30-2009, 02:26 AM
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What the...? Spanish pasport???

Which countries passport are those?

Moses
10-30-2009, 03:39 AM
Why must I always be stationed down wind when the British & afgan troops burn those drugs !!!!!

VAMAN
10-30-2009, 04:55 AM
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Sun light beams through dark clouds over the city of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009. US forces may focus on securing 10 major cities in Afghanistan and withdraw from isolated pockets in the country's remote borders as part of new American strategy for the country. (AP / Altaf Qadri)http://i36.*******.com/148kwb6dotjpg

A lone rose is seen behind the barbed wire fence as an Afghan policeman stands guard at the gate of a guest house used by U.N. staff, which was attacked Wednesday in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. Traumatized U.N. staff in Afghanistan were under orders to stay home Thursday, one day after Taliban militants stormed a guest house in the capital and killed eight people in a brazen attack that is forcing the world body to re-evaluate its mission in the war-ravaged nation. (AP / Altaf Qadri)http://i37.*******.com/akilb4dotjpg

An Afghan police officer sits inside a security post with a bullet hole on its glass screen at the gate of a guest house used by U.N. staff, which was attacked Wednesday in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. (AP)http://i33.*******.com/dftxkjdotjpg

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Afghan police officers stand guard at the bullet riddled gate of a guest house used by U.N. staff, which was attacked Wednesday, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. Traumatized U.N. staff in Afghanistan were under orders to stay home Thursday, one day after
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - Armed Afghan police arrive at the five star Serena Hotel following a rocket attack on Octber 28, 2009 in Kabul, Afghanistan. A senior Afghan police official said Kabul's five-star Serena Hotel came under rocket attack with two rockets fired into its grounds.http://i36.*******.com/2z8asuqdotjpg

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - Armed Afghan police arrive at the five star Serena hotel after a rocket attack following an attack on the Bekhtar guesthouse by Taliban militants on Octber 28, 2009 in Kabul, Afghanistan. According to the UN six of its staff are reported to have been killed and nine were wounded in the attack on the Bekhtar guesthouse. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack which took place as Afghanistan prepares for the upcoming second round run-off in the presidential elections.http://i37.*******.com/2n03b7mdotjpg

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - Afghan security forces stand guard at the scene of a suicide bomb attack on an international guest house October 28, 2009 in Kabul, Afghanistan.http://i34.*******.com/1580ztfdotjpg

Afghan National Army soldiers and a U.S. Special Operations officer examine documents during a joint operation targeting insurgents operating in Afghanistan's Farah province, October 28, 2009. The photo was taken with a night vision scope late Wednesday evening. (AP / Maya Alleruzzo)http://i35.*******.com/5yet88dotjpg

In this photo taken with a night vision scope on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, U.S. Special Operations forces search a home during a joint operation with Afghan National Army soldiers targeting insurgents operating in Afghanistan's Farah province. (AP / Maya Alleruzzo)http://i33.*******.com/qrlxk2dotjpg

An Afghan National Army soldier holds a weapon decorated with a picture of a woman during a pre-mission rehearsal with U.S. Special Operations forces before a joint operation targeting insurgents operating in Afghanistan's Farah province. (AP / Maya Alleruzzo)

VAMAN
10-30-2009, 05:51 AM
More photos.

VAMAN
10-30-2009, 05:52 AM
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Israeli soldiers carry their comrade on a stretcher as they run during a training session at their base near Ashdod, Israel, on Thursday, October 29, 2009. (******* / Amir Cohen)http://i38.*******.com/2hmdlsodotjpg

Israeli soldiers train near the coastal Israel city of Ashdod where batteries of Patriot anti-aircraft missiles system are stationed as part of the Juniper Cobra 10 joint exercise between the US and the Israeli military on October 29, 2009. A massive air defence drill under way in Israel will join Israeli and US systems to create the world's most advanced anti-missile umbrella to protect the Jewish state, officials said. The Juniper Cobra 10 exercises, the fifth in a series of joint air defence drills between the allies, began this week and comes amid heightened tension between Israel and arch-foe Iran.http://i34.*******.com/ic3btldotjpg

Israeli soldiers simulate the evacuation of a wounded soldier during a drill in Netiv Haasara, near the Gaza *****, Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009. (AP)http://i34.*******.com/fedkiodotjpg

A Palestinian farmer from the West Bank village of Qaryut reacts in front of Israeli soldiers on October 27, 2009. Five Palestinian farmers were wounded in clashes with armed Israeli settlers in the West Bank, Palestinian security services and witnesses said.http://i37.*******.com/2n1gnigdotjpg

An Israeli border policeman runs after a Palestinian woman who tried to prevent Israeli army Arab contractors from destroying her fields and removing the irrigation system near the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron, on October 29, 2009. The army claims the field poses a security treat because is to close to the settlement. (Hazem Bader / AFP / ***** Images)

Razvodnik
10-30-2009, 06:22 AM
What the...? Spanish pasport???

Which countries passport are those?

Under the hand there is a german passport, also two Spanish passports (red and blue, maybe older series?), the one with arabic letters could be a Saudi passport -but i'm not sure.

Eagle The Lightning
10-30-2009, 08:02 AM
What the...? Spanish pasport???

Which countries passport are those?One of them is German watch this video (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/8333163.stm) .
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VAMAN
10-30-2009, 08:09 AM
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Huge flames are seen coming out of an oil depot, in Jaipur, India, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. At least five people have been killed and another 25 feared trapped as a fire engulfed an oil depot in western India Thursday, a local official said. (AP / Vinay Joshi)http://i36.*******.com/2h7hykxdotjpg

Kashmiri government employed transporters shout slogans against the government as Indian police uses colored water cannons to disperse them during a protest in Srinagar, India, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. Police in Indian Kashmir Thursday fired tear gas shells and used colored water cannon to disperse protesters demanding release of their salaries withheld for many months in the region, officials said. (AP / Dar Yasin)http://i38.*******.com/auyqevdotjpg

Cadets of the military school Simon Bolivar stand in formation next to graves of soldiers and officials who died in duty during a ceremony at a military cemetery in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. (AP / Fernando Vergara)http://i35.*******.com/nvo4kgdotjpg

Kremlin guards parade during a ceremony of the Changing of the Guard, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009. The uniforms worn were designed to resemble Russian military uniforms used at the time of Czar Nicholas II in 1907-1913. (AP / Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr)http://i33.*******.com/2cmssg4dotjpg

Police take up position behind a metal barrier as students from a group of universities hold a puppet of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa over the barrier during a protest in Colombo October 28, 2009. The Inter-university Students Union staged a protest campaign calling for the stop of what they call the privatisation of education by the government and to stop private institutions having the power to award degrees.(*******)http://i36.*******.com/2rzvtw3dotjpg

Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya, right, watches a protest of his supporters on TV at the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, while one of his supporters holds his hat Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. Honduras' opposing political factions resumed talks Thursday and expressed hope that a deal could be reached soon to end the power crisis that has paralyzed the country since a coup four months ago. (AP / Esteban Felix)http://i34.*******.com/abgxlxdotjpg

A supporter of Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya shouts slogans against Honduras' de facto leader Roberto Micheletti during a protest in Tegucigalpa October 29, 2009. Zelaya and de facto rulers in power since a June coup returned to the negotiating table on Thursday, under pressure from U.S. officials who said time is running out to resolve the political crisis. (*******)http://i36.*******.com/5mbxgwdotjpg

A supporter of Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya kicks away a teargas canister during a protest near the site of negotiations to end the political crisis, in Tegucigalpa October 29, 2009. Zelaya and de facto rulers in power since a June coup returned to the negotiating table on Thursday, under pressure from U.S. officials who said time is running out to resolve the political crisis. (*******)http://i35.*******.com/2uyfxqhdotjpg

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Anti-riot policemen charge against supporters of deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya during clashes near the hotel where the talks take place, in Tegucigalpa, on October 29, 2009. US Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Thomas Shannon along with senior adviser on Latin America, Dan Restrepo and representative of the US State Department Craig Kelly visit Honduras in a new push to end the crisis set off by the ouster of President Zelaya exactly four months ago.http://i36.*******.com/bgbvuvdotjpg

A supporter of deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya (L) is hit by a tear gas grenade shot by riot police during clashes near the hotel where the talks take place, in Tegucigalpa, on October 29, 2009.

Blueboss
10-30-2009, 08:17 AM
Under the hand there is a german passport, also two Spanish passports (red and blue, maybe older series?), the one with arabic letters could be a Saudi passport -but i'm not sure.


Red is the Spanish passport and blue is the family book. The family book showing all household members, births, deaths, etc.

It is very worrying to see these documents at this stage for me.

Vintz
10-30-2009, 08:44 AM
Rip to the fallen
President Obama has been practicing his salute I see.

I was thinking the same thing. Out of the four in this picture, two get it right. The others should definitely know better..

bd popeye
10-30-2009, 09:27 AM
Are you sure about that bd popeye? It's not very common for Marines to be jump qualified, unless they're in Recon units, and if I remember correctly, the USMC jump wings are gold.

Pretty sure. When a US Navy SEAL is KIA his comrades pin their SEAL Tridents to his coffin. This is a similar circumstance.Just my opinion.

Someone correct me if I'm incorrect.

uribury871
10-30-2009, 10:10 AM
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ROKN lynx helicopter searches sea to find sunken ocean wastes removing ship's missing crew.
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South korean soldiers are firing mistral anti aircraft missile during SAM firing competition held by ROKAF
Dae-chon,Chung-nam South korea.
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Christian, Buddhist, Catholic combined prayer meeting was held before exercise Ho-guk in ROKA 1st corps HQ.
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Tanks of ROKA 2nd div, main task force of the yellow team is moving to start attack against blue team during exercise Ho-guk. Exercise ho-guk is combined exercise which combines BCTP(Battle Command Training Program) and FTX (Field Training Exercise) 29th oct,2009

Clear_blues
10-30-2009, 10:29 AM
any chance we can get the faces of the UN workers? Puts a human face on the numbers.

DasBoost
10-30-2009, 10:45 AM
They are leaving their "cherry" Basic Parachutist Jump wings. RIP..

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Thanks for the info. Good to know.

ejlee7829
10-30-2009, 07:18 PM
Pretty sure. When a US Navy SEAL is KIA his comrades pin their SEAL Tridents to his coffin. This is a similar circumstance.Just my opinion.

Someone correct me if I'm incorrect.

May be a combo of both jump wings (lead sleds) and Chevrons......I do believe that everyone is initially issued the silver jump wings upon successful completion of their initial five jumps. As for the Navy/Marine Corps, they get gold after an additional five jumps.

bd popeye
10-30-2009, 07:46 PM
As for the Navy/Marine Corps, they get gold after an additional five jumps.

That's correct. I was a Parachute Rigger for 9 of my 20 years in the USN.

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Navy and Marine Corps Parachutist Wings(Insignia)

Leaper
10-30-2009, 08:01 PM
Popeye, if I may ask. Why do the USN still wear woodland cammies?