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    Quote Originally Posted by vor033 View Post



    An Afghan National Army soldier checks locals at a Vehicle Check Point as Sergeant Paul Dehnert checks on the progress of a vehicle search in the Baluchi Valley.
    Haha, the last time I saw Paul he was attempting to do a Michael Jordan style leg splayed bomby into a pool with a landrover tyre tube around his waist, unfortunately the pool was only 6 inches deep, it didn't end well.

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    This guys hat seems a little small no?
    No, it's about right. The pic also pre-dates the beret ban, although it does make a mockery of it too, I anticipate a drive to convert everyone to wearing big **** boonies in the near future. Enjoy that one boys...

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    Quote Originally Posted by digrar View Post
    No, it's about right. The pic also pre-dates the beret ban, although it does make a mockery of it too, I anticipate a drive to convert everyone to wearing big **** boonies in the near future. Enjoy that one boys...
    There's a furphy going around about how Aviation are getting cut down Slouch Hats after this incident.

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    i dont like how this guy is holding this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by digrar View Post
    Haha, the last time I saw Paul he was attempting to do a Michael Jordan style leg splayed bomby into a pool with a landrover tyre tube around his waist, unfortunately the pool was only 6 inches deep, it didn't end well.
    HAHAHA! ><
    1 for the books I presume?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Annihilator9112 View Post
    i dont like how this guy is holding this.
    Got much time up on the gun line?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Annihilator9112 View Post
    i dont like how this guy is holding this.
    Why? Do you think it's going to blow up if he drops it?

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    I think he just doesn't want it getting in the way, so he purchased an under size giggle hat so it sits high on the head, but is still there so he is a good boyo lol

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    Love those Augs! Can't understand why anyone would swap them....

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    Do you have any pictures of the Abrams Tank... ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leoparden View Post
    Do you have any pictures of the Abrams Tank... ???
    Have a look at page 2 of this thread and you will see some

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    Default Army Deployment to Solomon Islands

    [FONT=Verdana]Alpha Company 1RAR troops are deployed to the Solomon Islands from RAAF Base Garbutt today for peace keeping purposes. 23 December 2004[/FONT]

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    Alpha Company 1RAR troops resting before being deployed to the Solomon Islands from RAAF Base Garbutt today for peace keeping purposes.



    Alpha Company 1RAR troops are deployed to the Solomon Islands from RAAF Base Garbutt today for peace keeping purposes.



    Alpha Company 1RAR troops are deployed to the Solomon Islands from RAAF Base Garbutt today for peace keeping purposes.



    Alpha Company 1RAR Troops boarding a Royal Australian Air Force Hercules.

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    Default Mission rehearsal exercise for next Iraq deployment

    [FONT=Verdana]Mission[/FONT][FONT=Verdana] training for next Overwatch Battle Group in Iraq Overwatch Battle Group (West) (OBG(W)-4), which will be led by the Enoggera-based 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment. This is the first Australian Light Horse battle group since 1918.[FONT=Verdana] 22 October 2007[/FONT][/FONT]

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    Solders from 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment, Queensland Mounted Infantry, conducting patrols in High Range Training Area, Townsville, in preparation for deployment to Iraq as part of OBG(W)4.



    Solders from 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment, Queensland Mounted Infantry prepare to tow an Australian Light Armoured Vehicles while conducting patrols in High Range Training Area, Townsville, in preparation for deployment to Iraq as part of OBG(W)4.



    A soldier from 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment, Queensland Mounted Infantry, conducts a patrol in High Range Training Area, Townsville, in preparation for deployment to Iraq as part of OBG(W)4.



    A soldier from 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment, Queensland Mounted Infantry, conducts a patrol in High Range Training Area, Townsville, in preparation for deployment to Iraq as part of OBG(W)4.



    Soldiers from 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment, Queensland Mounted Infantry, conducting patrols in High Range Training Area, Townsville, in preparation for deployment to Iraq as part of OBG(W)4.



    Soldiers from 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment, Queensland Mounted Infantry, conducting patrols in High Range Training Area, Townsville, in preparation for deployment to Iraq as part of OBG(W)4.

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    Default Reconstruction Task Force-2 on patrol



    Private Troy Arthur-Miller of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, as part of the 2nd Reconstruction Task Force, scans the surrounding area for threats as a local man watches on during a patrol in Afghanistan.



    Members of the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment's mortar platoon prepare ammunition for live firing during a patrol in Afghanistan.



    A group of Bushmaster Infantry Mobility Vehicles (IMVs) halt whilst out on patrol in Afghanistan as seen from the rear gunner's position.



    Members of the 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment's mortar platoon wait by their mortar as a massive dust cloud engulfs their Bushmaster vehicle in the background.

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    Default ANZAC Battle Group Exercise in Timor Leste

    [FONT=Verdana]Elements of 1RAR and B Squadron 3/4 Cav engaged in a live fire and movement exercise in Timor Leste as part of the ANZAC Battle Group with the International Stabilisation Force. The exercise was the last one held between the two units prior to B Squadron being fitted out with Bushmasters.[/FONT]
















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    Default Platoon contact with Taliban

    [FONT=Verdana]Australian soldiers with the Reconstruction Task Force (RTF) in Afghanistan were involved in a series of attacks with Taliban extremists in late August.[/FONT]

    [FONT=Verdana]No Australian soldiers were wounded in any of these incidents, but the Taliban was known to have suffered casualties.[/FONT]

    [FONT=Verdana]The soldiers protect the RTF worksite by patrolling throughout the area and maintaining a constant presence.[/FONT]



    A Reconstruction Task Force soldier covers the movement of his mate.



    A Reconstruction Task Force soldier stands guard over a captured Taliban AK47 (automatic rifle) and PKM (machine gun).



    A Reconstruction Task Force soldier with a Mag 58 machine gun maintains his readiness after the initial contact breaks out.



    Platoon Commander Lieutenant Cliff De Laine takes a break during the series of attacks.

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