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    The Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP - Minster for Defence, talking with members from 816 Squadron about the Defence White Paper and how its going to affect them and Defence. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    The Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP - Minster for Defence, talking with Commodore Anthony Dalton, CSM, RAN Commander Australian Naval Aviation Group, Commander Chris Smallhorn, RAN Commanding Officer 816 SQN and Mr Matthew Brown, MP, member for Kiama about the computer systems from a 816 Squadron S-70B-2 Sea Hawk Helicopter. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    The Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP - Minster for Defence with RAN Pilots Lieutenant Han Yu and Sub Lieutenant Chris Broadbent from 816 Squadron, HMAS ALBATROSS, Nowra NSW. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    The Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP - Minster for Defence, taking a look at the controls and systems on board a 816 Squadron S-70B-2 Sea Hawk Helicopter. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    The Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP - Minster for Defence, collecting his lunch at the HMAS ALBATROSS Junior Sailors Cafeteria. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Soldiers listen in as the Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, The Honorable Dr Mike Kelly AM MP answers their questions. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Question and answer time, as the Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, The Honorable Dr Mike Kelly AM MP answers questions from the troops during his visit. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, The Honorable Dr Mike Kelly AM MP talks with SSM 7FD SQN Warrant Officer Class 2 Paul Niven from Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    The Honorable Arch Bevis MP, Federal member for Brisbane talks to soldiers from Gallipoli Barracks about their concerns about the local area and improvements needed. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, The Honorable Dr Mike Kelly AM MP shakes hands with Cook Cpl Andrew Petersen. www.defence.gov.au Hires

    Transfert des pirates aux autoritÚs kenyanes. www.defense.gouv.fr/ema

    Coast Guard crew members rescued six passengers from a 21-foot Sea Ray May 9, 2009. The rescue occurred during the 3rd Annual Channel Island Harbor Safe Boating Expo. (Coast Guard Photo/Mr. Jim Smeal) Hires

    Coast Guard Station Chatham's 44-foot motor-life boat, left, and 42-foot Special Purpose Near-Shore Lifeboat sit offshore here, May 8, 2009, during a decommissioning ceremony for the 44-foot rescue boat. The 44-foot boat was retired after 46 years of service and was replaced by the 42-foot lifeboat. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Terrell) Hires

    Members of the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin lower the Francis Scott Key buoy down to its location in the Patapsco River Friday, May 8, 2009. The Rankin is responsible for the annual placing of the buoy in the spring and for removing it in the fall. (Coast Guard photo/ Petty Officer 3rd Class Ayla Kelley) Hires

    Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen addresses the congregation at a memorial service for Bernard Webber at the Wellfleet United Methodist Church in Wellfleet, Mass., Saturday, May 9, 2009. Webber began his 20 year career in the Coast Guard in 1946 and was the coxswain of a 36-foot motorized, wooden lifeboat during the historic rescue of the crew of the Pendleton, a 520-foot tanker, off the coast of Chatham, Mass., Feb. 18, 1952, where 32 lives were saved in the midst of 60-foot seas and winds exceeding 50 miles per hour. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 2nd Class Etta Smith) Hires

    Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard members carry the remains of Bernard Webber during a memorial service at the Wellfleet United Methodist Church in Wellfleet, Mass., Saturday, May 9, 2009. Webber began his 20 year career in the Coast Guard in 1946 and was the coxswain of a 36-foot motorized, wooden lifeboat during the historic rescue of the crew of the Pendleton, a 520-foot tanker, off the coast of Chatham, Mass., Feb. 18, 1952, where 32 lives were saved in the midst of 60-foot seas and winds exceeding 50 miles per hour. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 2nd Class Etta Smith) Hires

    A Coast Guard bugler and ceremonial honor guard stand by to present graveside honors for Bernard Webber in Wellfleet, Mass., Saturday, May 9, 2009. Webber began his 20 year career in the Coast Guard in 1946 and was the coxswain of a 36-foot motorized, wooden lifeboat during the historic rescue of the crew of the Pendleton, a 520-foot tanker, off the coast of Chatham, Mass., Feb. 18, 1952, where 32 lives were saved in the midst of 60-foot seas and winds exceeding 50 miles per hour. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 2nd Class Etta Smith) Hires

    A Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard stands by to render a 21-gun salute in honor of Bernard Webber at a graveside ceremony in Wellfleet, Mass., Saturday, May 9, 2009. Webber began his 20 year career in the Coast Guard in 1946 and was the coxswain of a 36-foot motorized, wooden lifeboat during the historic rescue of the crew of the Pendleton, a 520-foot tanker, off the coast of Chatham, Mass., Feb. 18, 1952, where 32 lives were saved in the midst of 60-foot seas and winds exceeding 50 miles per hour. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 2nd Class Etta Smith) Hires

    Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen renders honors to the Miriam Webber, the wife of Bernard Webber for 59 years, after presenting her with a ceremonial flag in honor of her deceased husband during a graveside ceremony in Wellfleet, Mass., Saturday, May 9, 2009. Webber began his 20 year career in the Coast Guard in 1946 and was the coxswain of a 36-foot motorized, wooden lifeboat during the historic rescue of the crew of the Pendleton, a 520-foot tanker, off the coast of Chatham, Mass., Feb. 18, 1952, where 32 lives were saved in the midst of 60-foot seas and winds exceeding 50 miles per hour. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 2nd Class Etta Smith) Hires

    Corporal Sean Binnie [Picture: via MOD] www.mod.uk
    Corporal Binnie, aged 22, was killed during a fire fight with insurgents near Musa Qaleh in Helmand province, where he was serving as part of the Battle Group mentoring the Afghan National Army (ANA). Full Story

    Sergeant Ben Ross and Corporal Kumar Pun [Photo: Via MOD] www.mod.uk
    Sergeant Ben Ross of 173 Provost Company, 3rd Regiment, Royal Military Police and Corporal Kumar Pun of The 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles were killed as a result of a suicide improvised explosive device during a patrol in Gereshk, Helmand province. Full Story

    Rifleman Adrian Sheldon [Picture: via MOD] www.mod.uk
    Rfn Sheldon was killed in Afghanistan on the evening of Thursday 7 May 2009 as a result of an explosion when travelling in a Jackal vehicle near Sangin in Helmand province. Full Story

    The flypast of Merlin, Sea King and Lynx helicopters over London proved to be a spectacular sight [Picture: LA(Phot) Caroline Davies] www.mod.uk

    Members of HMS Illustrious's crew tend to the Sea King and Merlin helicopters on deck [Picture: LA(Phot) Alex Knott] www.mod.uk

    The whole ship's company stands to attention on the flight deck of HMS Illustrious as the ship comes alongside in Greenwich [Picture: LA(Phot) Kelly McAlinden] www.mod.uk

    Serving members of 42 Commando Royal Marines parade past the Lord Mayor, Councillor Brian Vincent, in the city of Plymouth [Picture: LA(Phot) Abbie Gadd] www.mod.uk

    Members of the public appeared en masse along the Royal Parade, Plymouth, to cheer members of 42 Commando Royal Marines to mark their return from a tour of Afghanistan [Picture: LA(Phot) Abbie Gadd] www.mod.uk

    Staff Sgt. Alexander Pascual, right, from Kohala, Hawaii, and Sgt. Kenneth Alexander of North Hollywood, Calif. , both of the U.S. Army First Battalion, 26th Infantry, look out from an observation tower at firebase Restrepo in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan's Kunar Province Sunday, May 10, 2009. AP Photo

    Missiles fired at suspected Taliban positions from Apache helicopters explode on a hillside in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan's Kunar Province Sunday, May 10, 2009. AP Photo

    An Apache helicopter fires a missile at a suspected Taliban position as Spc. Zachery Boyd of Fort Worth, Texas, from the U.S. Army First Battalion, 26th Infantry, mans a machine gun from an observation tower at firebase Restrepo in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan's Kunar Province Sunday, May 10, 2009. AP Photo

    London Marathon competitor British soldier Major Phil Packer, centre left, who lost the use of his legs during an attack in Basra, Iraq, as he completes the Marathon in the Mall, London, Saturday May, 9, 2009, nearly two weeks after he started the event. 14-months ago Packer was told he would never walk again but today, he finally completes the London Marathon and proves the doctors wrong. Major Packer could only walk two miles each day, and is raising funds for the Help for Heroes charity which supports wounded soldiers. Paker is accompanied by his friend and 'walking buddy' Martyn Bird, centre right. AP Photo

    U.S. military officer Lieutenant General Frank Helmick (L), Commanding General of the Multi-National Security Transition Command Iraq, gives a present to Australian military officer Brigadier David Mcgahey during the end of mission ceremony at Phoenix Base in Baghdad May 10,2009. *******

    US Lt Gen Frank Helmick head of the Multi-National Security Transition Command Iraq (MNSTC-I) pins a medal on one of four Australian service personnel during the Australian End-of-Mission ceremony at Phoenix Base in Baghdad's secure "Green Zone on May 10, 2009. The Australian troops, which make up part of the coalitions forces that invaded Iraq in 2003, ended their participation in the training of the new Iraqi army and police force. ***** Images

    A security personnel stands guard near oil pipelines at Tawke oil field near Dahuk, 400 km (245 miles) north of Baghdad May 9, 2009. Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region said on Friday it would start exporting oil next month, but the Oil Ministry in Baghdad cast doubt on the plan, denying it had given them permission to use national pipelines. Picture taken May 9, 2009. *******

    Israeli security and sniff dogs secure the area outside the Papal Nuncio's residence, where Pope Benedict XVI is expected to stay stay in East Jerusalem on May 11, 2009. Security-obsessed Israel is rolling out stringent measures for the pontiff's pilgrimage to the Holy Land, with tens of thousands of law enforcement officers deployed, entire sections of Jerusalem to be shut down at various times and Israeli air space to be closed for the papal arrival as part of "Operation White Robe." ***** Images

    An Israeli border police officer walks with a sniff dog around the house where Pope Benedict XVI is expected to stay stay in East Jerusalem on May 11, 2009. Security-obsessed Israel is rolling out stringent measures for the pontiff's pilgrimage to the Holy Land, with tens of thousands of law enforcement officers deployed, entire sections of Jerusalem to be shut down at various times and Israeli air space to be closed for the papal arrival as part of "Operation White Robe." ***** Images

    Israeli police officers examine the area next to the building of the Apostolic Delegation where Pope Benedict XVI will stay, in Jerusalem, Monday, May 11, 2009. Pope Benedict XVI has immediately plunged into Mideast politics upon his arrival in Israel. Speaking at an airport welcoming ceremony, the pope called for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state. AP Photo

    Israeli soldiers pose for a photograph with a Jewish World War II veteran of the Allied armies during an official ceremony marking the 64th anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany on May 10, 2009 in Jerusalem. Hundreds of Jewish World War II veterans of the Allied armies, the majority from the former Soviet Union, along with Jewish partisans, wounded soldiers from the war against the Nazis; underground fighters attended the ceremony by the Memorial to the Jewish Soldiers and Partisans in Jerusalem. ***** Images

    Israeli taxi driver Ronny Ron (R) and his French lover and former daughter-in-law Marie Pisam (Marie-Charlotte Renaud) (2nd L) sit near Israeli police officers at the opening of their trial for the murder of her daughter and his granddaughter Rose at the Justice Court in the Israeli city of Petah Tiqwa on May 10, 2009. The evidentiary stage of the Rose Pisam murder case began at the Petah Tikva District Court. Ron, 45, and Renaud have been indicted for the murder of four-year-old Rose, whose killing has stirred outrage in Israel. ***** Images

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    Crown Prince Philippe of Belgium visits the memorial monument on May 11, 2009 in Seoul, South Korea. The Prince is on a six day tour of South Korea. ***** Images

    Crown Prince Philippe of Belgium visits the memorial monument on May 11, 2009 in Seoul, South Korea. The Prince is on a six day tour of South Korea. ***** Images

    Police officers wear surgical masks as a precaution against influenza A (H1N1) as they stand guard at the tribune during the Mexican league championship soccer match between Pumas and Monterrey in Mexico City May 10, 2009. Mexico's top flight soccer clubs will be allowed to fill their stadiums to half their normal capacity at the weekend as the country gradually relaxes controls aimed at curbing the spread of flu, formerly referred to as swine flu. *******

    Policemen wear surgical maks to avoid contagion by the Influenza A (H1N1) (swine flu virus) as they guard one of the entrances of the Pumas' stadium on May 10, 2009 in Mexico City, before the Mexican Clausura tournament 17th date footbal match between Pumas and Monterrey. ***** Images

    The suspected head of a Calabrian mafia crime family 'Ndrangheta, Salvatore Coluccio (C) is escorted by police special forces following his arrest on May 10, 2009 in the southern region of Calabria. taly's ANSA news agency reported that Coluccio, who had been on the run for four years, was found hiding in a special bunker equipped with an electric generator, an air conditioning system and a large stock of food. ***** Images

    Decorated with the national flag, Iraqi river police show off their skills as they ride in US military river boats during their graduation along the Shatt al-Arab river front in the city of Basra some 550 kms from Baghdad on May 10, 2009. The 90 graduates trained under US military supervision will patrol the river and the river mouth which flows into the western Persian Gulf. The Iraqi government had ordered new patrol boats, until then they are using the US military boats. ***** Images

    A US military officer speaks with a newly graduated Iraqi river police officer during their graduation ceremony along the Shatt al-Arab river front in the city of Basra some 550 kms from Baghdad on May 10, 2009. The 90 graduates trained under US military supervision will patrol the river and the river mouth which flows into the western Persian Gulf. ***** Images

    Security personnel hold Iraqi flags as they march during their graduation ceremony at a police station in Baghdad May 10, 2009. About 500 security personnel graduated as bodyguards after finishing two months of training on Sunday, police said. *******

    Iraqi security forces inspect a vehicle damaged in a roadside bomb blast in central Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, May 10, 2009. A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol went off in central Baghdad's Karrada neighborhood, injuring four police officers. AP Photo

    A convoy of Pakistan Paramilitary troops travels towards Mingora on May 10, 2009 in Malakand, Pakistan. Hundreds of thousands of people are believed to be displaced as a result of these military operations against the Taliban. Over 150,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDP's) who have fled Swat, Buner and Lower Dir, face harsh living conditions in camps. ***** Images

    Soldiers carry the bodies of fellow soldiers at a military base in Pasto May 10, 2009. Seven members of Colombia's army died and four were wounded in the province of Samaniego, near the Ecuadorean border, when they were attacked by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), said military authorities. *******

    Soldiers carry the bodies of a fellow soldier at a military base in Pasto May 10, 2009. Seven members of Colombia's army died and four were wounded in the province of Samaniego, near the Ecuadorean border, when they were attacked by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), said military authorities. *******

    Israeli soldiers stand in formation near a red carpet in place for Monday's arrival of Pope Benedict XVI at Ben Gurion international airport near Tel Aviv May 10, 2009. On Monday, Pope Benedict moves on to Israel and the Palestinian territories for the most delicate part of his trip, whose main theme so far has been Christian-Muslim relations. *******

    Nepalese soldiers guarding the office of President Ram Baran Yadav change duty in Katmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 10, 2009. Nepalese President Yadav on Sunday ordered the country's parliament to elect a new prime minister after a deadline for forming a coalition government through negotiations passed with no progress made. The country was thrust into political crisis last week when Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal abruptly resigned and pulled his party from the government to protest President Yadav over ruling his decision to fire the nation's army chief. AP Photo

    Jewish Russian World War II veteran of the Allied armies attends an official ceremony marking the 64th anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany on May 10, 2009 in Jerusalem. Hundreds of Jewish World War II veterans of the Allied armies, the majority from the former Soviet Union, along with Jewish partisans, wounded soldiers from the war against the Nazis; underground fighters attended the ceremony by the Memorial to the Jewish Soldiers and Partisans in Jerusalem. ***** Images

    A Royal Jordan Air Force jet escorts the airplane carrying Pope Benedict before the airplane landed at Queen Alia International airport in Amman May 8, 2009. Pope Benedict began a delicate trip to the Middle East on Friday by expressing "deep respect" for Islam and calling for a three-way dialogue of Christians, Muslims and Jews to help peace. *******

    A member of the Turkish army special forces, with a thermal camera that allows for night operations mounted on his head, takes part in the annual Salt Lake 2009 military exercise in Ankara May 11, 2009. *******

    Iran's Vice President Parviz Davoodi inspects an honour guard by Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) upon his arrival at the Karimjee grounds in Dar es Salaam, May 11, 2009. Davoodi is in Tanzania for a two-day official visit. *******

    Policemen keep guard in front of a hospital where a Chinese man is quarantined, the first confirmed case of the new H1N1 strain of flu in mainland China, in Chengdu, Sichuan province May 11, 2009. Mainland China on Monday reported its first confirmed case of the new H1N1 strain of flu, formerly known as swine flu, a man in southwestern Sichuan province who had flown home from the United States. *******

    Singaporean President S R Nathan (2nd R) chats with Japanese Emperor Akihito as they walk past an honour guard displaying their national flags during a welcoming ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on May 11, 2009. Nathan is on a week-long state visit to Japan. ***** Images

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    My highest respect to Major Phil Packer! That's the way to carry on.

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    Chad photos from AFP/G**y, what APC is that burnt out? Top pic has been censored crudely (casualty in foreground).



    [SIZE=1]Chad army soldiers look at a burnt out rebel vehicle on May 8, 2009 in the area of Am Dam, 130 km south of Abechhere fighting took place on May 7 against rebels who were stepping up an offensive against President Idriss Deby, with almost 250 reported dead in two days of conflict, as the UN Security Council condemned the rebel assault. The fighting, centred on the eastern town of Am-Dam, has heightened concerns among UN agencies and aid groups caring for about 450,000 refugees from Sudan and the Central African Republic..AFP PHOTO/GEORGES GOBET (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/***** Images) [/SIZE]


    [SIZE=1][SIZE=1][Chad army troops patrol on May 8, 2009 in the area of Am Dam, 130 km south of Abechhere fighting took place on May 7 against rebels who were stepping up an offensive against President Idriss Deby, with almost 250 reported dead in two days of conflict, as the UN Security Council condemned the rebel assault. AFP PHOTO GEORGES GOBET (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/***** Images)][/SIZE]
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    You might want to slap a graphic warning on the former picture there Auntie, lest someone become offended :I

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    Quote Originally Posted by AuntieTank View Post
    what APC is that burnt out?
    It's an Israeli-made RAM-2000.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Avenger View Post
    It's an Israeli-made RAM-2000.
    Thank you...

    Censored the pic as suggested.

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    This dude is nails. Respect.

    RiP to the fallen

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    Nice pictures, thanks for the efforts gentlemen.

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    Nice pics today! Thx!

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    Excellent photos!

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    WASHINGTON (May 11, 2009) Chief Special Warfare Operator Eric F. Shellenberger, 36, pictured in this undated file photo as a first class petty officer, died May 7 in a diving-related incident in the waters off of Bremerton Wash. while conducting dive training with members of his team. Shellenberger, 36, was stationed with SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1, Naval Special Warfare Group 3, based at Pearl City, Hawaii. and was when the incident occurred/Released)
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    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 9, 2009) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Alexis Ferraiolo directs an EA-6B Prowler from the Gauntlets of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 136 aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington is conducting flight deck certification and carrier qualifications in the western Pacific Ocean after a Selective Restricted Availability. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Christopher S. Harte/Released)
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    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 8, 2009) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) signal to the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson (T-AO 194) from the flight deck during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Phillip Pavlovich/Released)
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    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 8, 2009) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) watch as the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson (T-AO 194) approaches for a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photos(top two) by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Rachel N. Clayton/Released)
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    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 8, 2009) Sailors from the reactor department reenlist in the forecastle the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). Fifteen sailors reenlisted with a combined Selective Reenlistment Bonus of more than $1.3 million dollars. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Rachel N. Clayton/Released)
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    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 8, 2009) An F/A-18F Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102, the "Diamondbacks", performs a low approach to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) to test radar alignment for precision approach landing certification. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tanner Lange/Released)
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    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 8, 2009) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Sam Keo gives a "thumbs up," signaling the catapult can be fired safely during no-load operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tanner Lange/Released)

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    Quote Originally Posted by AuntieTank View Post
    Thank you...
    You are welcome.
    Another Chadian RAM-2000 in somewhat better condition posted some time ago.


    http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums...&postcount=387


    The example in the photo you posted appears to have had added shields around the top.

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    ...as he completes the Marathon in the Mall, London, Saturday
    May, 9, 2009, nearly two weeks after he started the event.
    14-months ago Packer was told he would never walk again but
    today, he finally completes the London Marathon and proves
    the doctors wrong.
    That's a great story. It never makes front page news.

    Sergeant Ben Ross and Corporal Kumar Pun, RIP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by red collar View Post
    That's a great story. It never makes front page news.
    Well the media response here has been encouraging actually. He's been on TV a few times for interviews. His website is http://www.philpacker.com/ it has links to some of his TV interviews.

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    [QUOTE=bd popeye;4120574]Excellent photos!

    Awesome pics bro, looking forward to the next set.

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