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    lol that bus is fabulous....

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    Quote Originally Posted by santana View Post
    Are those US Special Forces Vor???
    If you're talking about the generic term Special Operations Forces (SOF) then yes, but if you're thinking US Army Special Forces (SF) Groups (Green Berets), then no. I guess they're 75th Ranger Regiment, which would make them ARSOF (Army Special Operations Forces), nevertheless.

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    Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Bu Jianguo (R) and Moeung Samphan (C), Secretary of State at the Cambodian Ministry of Defense, inspect China-donated military uniforms in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Feb. 7, 2014. China on Friday delivered 26 military trucks and 30,000 military uniforms to Cambodia. (Xinhua/Sovannara)


    China-donated military trucks are delivered to the Cambodian army in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Feb. 7, 2014. China on Friday delivered 26 military trucks and 30,000 military uniforms to Cambodia. (Xinhua/Sovannara)


    Moeung Samphan (C), Secretary of State at the Cambodian Ministry of Defense, inspects China-donated military uniforms in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Feb. 7, 2014. China on Friday delivered 26 military trucks and 30,000 military uniforms to Cambodia. (Xinhua/Sovannara)






    Hong Kong police announced Friday that it has successfully disabled a World War II-era bomb discovered on Thursday at a construction site on Hong Kong Island, ending a 17-hour cordon off of the surrounding area.(Xinhua)

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    Photos from a live fire exercise with the Danish Air Force (photos published at the Danish Military official FB page ( https://www.facebook.com/ForsvaretDanmark?fref=ts )















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    Hellenic Army NCO's Academy training in Mount Olympos



















    Hellenic Artilery School basic training.

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    no hi-res..
    Picture taken on Feb. 7, 2014 shows the USS Pinckney warship in Manila, the Philippines. The USS Pinckney Guided Missile Destroyer with its 300 sailors docked here for visit and replenishment. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)




    Israeli policemen confront ultra-Orthodox Jewish protesters during a demonstration in Jerusalem, Feb. 6, 2014. Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel blocked highways and clashed with police on Thursday to protest against a government decision to cut funds to seminary students who avoid military service. The Israeli Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an interim order forcing the government to cut funding to ultra-orthodox seminaries whose students are draft dodgers, the Israeli Court Authority announced in a statement. (Xinhua/Muammar Awad)










    Police officers participate in a security drill in Jakarta, Indonesia, Feb. 7, 2014. The purpose of the anti-riot drill is ensuring security for the legislative elections in April and presidential polls in July this year. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)


    [FONT=Arial][SIZE=1]Police stand guard during a protest against the price increase of bus tickets in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 6, 2014. (Xinhua/AGENCIA ESTADO) [/SIZE][/FONT]




    [FONT=Arial][SIZE=1]People participate in a protest against the price increase of bus tickets in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 6, 2014. (Xinhua/AGENCIA ESTADO) [/SIZE][/FONT]






    Afghan security forces sit in a military vehicle in Nangarhar province in eastern of Afghanistan on February 6, 2014. Afghan security forces detained 36 suspect Talibans with their ammunition during an operation in Nangarhar province on Thursday officials said. (Xinhua/Tahir Safi)


    People watch ammunitions of Taliban in Nangarhar province in eastern of Afghanistan on Feb. 6, 2014.

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    Default New AC-130J completes first test flight


    The newly created AC-130J Ghostrider awaits takeoff for its first official sortie Jan. 31 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Air Force Special Operations Command MC-130J arrived at Eglin in January 2013 to begin the modification process for the AC-130J, whose primary mission is close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. A total of 32 MC-130J prototypes will be modified as part of a $2.4-billion AC-130J program to grow the future fleet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sara Vidoni)

    The aircrew from Eglin’s 413th Flight Test Squadron prepares the newly created AC-130J Ghostrider for takeoff for its first official sortie Jan. 31 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Air Force Special Operations Command MC-130J arrived at Eglin in January 2013 to begin the modification process for the AC-130J, whose primary mission is close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. A total of 32 MC-130J prototypes will be modified as part of a $2.4-billion AC-130J program to grow the future fleet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sara Vidoni)

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    Quote Originally Posted by santana View Post
    Are those US Special Forces Vor???
    It's a safe bet those guys are Army Rangers.

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    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force troops participate with US Marine Corps of the Expeditionary Fire Support System firing 120mm mortar systems (US, M327 120 mm and Japan Mortier 120mm Ray? Tract? ) during the US -JAPAN military exercise Iron Fist 2014 outside the USMC base in Pendleton, California on February 06, 2014.

    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force troops participate with US Marine Corps of the Expeditionary Fire Support System firing 120mm mortar systems (US, M327 120 mm and Japan Mortier 120mm Ray? Tract? ) during the US -JAPAN military exercise Iron Fist 2014 outside the USMC base in Pendleton, California on February 06, 2014.

    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force troops participate with US Marine Corps of Expeditionary Fire Support System during the US -JAPAN military exercise Iron Fist 2014 outside the USMC base in Pendleton, California on February 06, 2014.

    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force troops participate with US Marine Corps of the Expeditionary Fire Support System firing 120mm mortar systems (US, M327 120 mm and Japan Mortier 120mm Ray? Tract? ) during the US -JAPAN military exercise Iron Fist 2014 outside the USMC base in Pendleton, California on February 06, 2014.

    Officers of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force watch their troops participate with US Marine Corps of the Expeditionary Fire Support System during the US -JAPAN military exercise Iron Fist 2014 outside of USMC base in Pendleton, California on February 06, 2014.

    A troop of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force takes a break while participating with the US Marine Corps of Expeditionary Fire Support System during the US -JAPAN military exercise Iron Fist 2014 outside the USMC base in Pendleton, California on February 06, 2014.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravage View Post
    It's a safe bet those guys are Army Rangers.
    I know you bet so because you are a penguin???

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    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Adam Lopez, 48th Rescue Squadron pararescueman from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., has his gear inspected by 1st Lt. Ben Temple, 48th RQS combat rescue officer, at Skydive Arizona in Eloy, Feb. 5, 2014. The pararescuemen perform buddy checks on one another prior to the mandatory gear inspection by the jump master. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau/ Released)

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chris Peters, 48th Rescue Squadron pararescueman from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.,braids the 550 cords on his parachute after Military Free Fall jump training at Skydive Arizona in Eloy,Feb. 5, 2014. Braiding or daisy-chaining the cords makes it easier to store and repack the parachutes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau/ Released)

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    F-15 and F-16 Aggressors.
    Red Flag 14-1.
    Nellis AFB.
    2-3-14. (Photo By: Ned Harris)

    Royal Australian Air Force F-18 + USAF F-22 Raptor.
    Red Flag 14-1.
    Nellis AFB.
    2-3-14. (Photo By: Ned Harris)

    F-16CM.
    Red Flag 14-1.
    Nellis AFB.
    2-3-14. (Photo By: Ned Harris)

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    Thanks for sharing all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by santana View Post
    I know you bet so because you are a penguin???
    He guesses by the number of them boarding the chinook.

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    Policemen guard near White House in Washington D.C., the United States, Feb. 7, 2014. A suspect with two bags attempted to climb the White House fence Friday afternoon, prompting a lockdown, according to White House pool report. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)


    Detroit police use the scoop of a front-end loader(skiploader) to carry two people stranded in a minivan to safety after street flooding caused by a water main break on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 on Detroit's east side. Several vehicles were stuck in water and ice, prompting a rescue by police officers on construction equipment. The break was reported about 5 a.m. Friday in the area of Gratiot Avenue at Conner Street. The scoop of a front-end loader was used to carry two people stranded in a minivan. Crews also worked to clear ice and water from the area, which is closed to traffic. No injuries were reported. (AP Photo/The Detroit New, David Coates)


    A female Israeli soldier fires tear gas on Palestinian protesters from Jalazoun Refugee camp, north of Ramallah in the West Bank as they clash with Israeli soldiers during a Friday protest near to the Israeli settlement of Bet El, February 7, 2014. Palestinian medics claim that during the clashes several protesters were wounded by Israeli soldiers with live ammunition. ( SAFADI)


    An Israeli policeman scuffles with a Palestinian during clashes near Lion's Gate in Jerusalem's Old City February 7, 2014. Tensions briefly ran high on Friday in Jerusalem's Old City following clashes that erupted between Israeli police and stone-throwing Palestinians on a compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount. (Darren Whiteside)


    Israeli policemen run in front of the Dome of the Rock during clashes with stone-throwing Palestinians after Friday prayers on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City February 7, 2014. Israeli police stormed the compound on Friday using stun grenades to disperse Palestinians, some of whom were masked, after they threw stones towards the Western Wall and Mugrabi Gate, no injuries were reported at the scene and 5 Palestinians were detained, a police spokesman said. (Ammar Awad)


    A man is treated by French peacekeeping soldiers after he was injured by a tear gas canister shot by African Union (AU) soldiers to disperse a crowd near the district of Miskine in the capital Bangui February 7, 2014. (Siegfried Modola)


    At PK12, the last checkpoint at the exit of the town, Chadian troops escort thousands of Muslim residents from Bangui and Mbaiki, fleeing the Central African Republic capital Bangui in a mass exodus using cars, pickups, trucks, lorries and motorcycles on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Tit-for-tat violence killed more than 1,000 people in Bangui alone in a matter of days in December. An untold number have died in the weeks that followed, with most of the attacks in Bangui targeting Muslims. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)








    A military helicopter performs rescue operations on a Spanish cargo ship "Luno" that slammed into a jetty in choppy Atlantic Ocean waters and broke in two, off Anglet, southwestern France, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. The ship had been heading to a nearby port to load up with cargo when its engine failed and the rough waves carried it into the jetty. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

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