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    Quote Originally Posted by bd popeye View Post
    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.

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    Quote Originally Posted by budgie View Post
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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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by He219 View Post


    What the...? Spanish pasport???

    Which countries passport are those?

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    Default Down Wind ! %**&^%

    Why must I always be stationed down wind when the British & afgan troops burn those drugs !!!!!

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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)
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    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)
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    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)
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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
    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)
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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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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)
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    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)
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    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)

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    More photos.

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

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    Quote Originally Posted by eluphant21 View Post
    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.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eluphant21 View Post
    What the...? Spanish pasport???

    Which countries passport are those?
    One of them is German watch this video .

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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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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.(*******)
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    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)
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    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. (*******)
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    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. (*******)
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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.
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    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.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Razvodnik View Post
    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.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clearblues View Post
    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..

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    Quote Originally Posted by gaijinsamurai View Post
    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.

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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

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    any chance we can get the faces of the UN workers? Puts a human face on the numbers.

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