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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravage View Post
    When BUD/S instructors selected, do they get orderes to go to NSWC or is it if they "wish to do so" ?

    Also, the official plans of the Navy is to increase the number of SEALs by 2012 without lowering th extremely high standard of it's elite Frogmen. But if I recal corectly, one of the "SOF truths" is that "SOF can not be mass produced".
    A lot of SEALs might be dangerous ?

    BUD/S instructors are rotated in when they have to or want to perform a shore duty billit.

    Official plans change with the winds or political climate. Mass producitng SOF untis is simply a bad idea all around. All it does is force more sub-groups of SOF units.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete031 View Post
    Yeah, we call them glowsticks.... Shine bright for 8 ours or so and then dull right out. I think it is a good system as long as it doesn't get abused. And as long as there is a sufficient warning period.


    There is.

    Unless it's a major safety/security violation, there is a long process and plenty of second chances.


    Some guys get caught up in the "hey, I've proved myself in BUD/S, time to lay back and be the cool guy". They end up getting a knot jerked through their butts pretty quick, some take a few knocks to the head before it sinks in.

    Type A personalities.

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    Hey Match...Can you tell me what is that bottle for on the back is used for of the operator firing at the target with the SIG..

    Is it for short term underwater breathing?

    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikec62001 View Post
    Hey Match...Can you tell me what is that bottle for on the back is used for of the operator firing at the target with the SIG..

    Is it for short term underwater breathing?

    Cheers

    Mike
    It looks like second chance air.

    Probably a safety measure implemented after the helo accident in 98. I whole heartedly agree with this concept.

    I never saw these durring my time in.

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    Matchanu, good to see you're still alive.

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    It's a HEEDs for just that reason. I wore/wear one when doing HVBSS. With 14 fully kitted out dudes crammed in a 60 getting out is not exactly a quick process. Also had a pilot "loose horizon" on NODs which motivated me to wear one.

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    Does any one have a US NAVY SEALS photo for the desktop

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    search this thread... I'm sure you will find one.

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    man im new here...can u help me pls :S

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    Quote Originally Posted by BMF_EOD View Post
    It's a HEEDs for just that reason. I wore/wear one when doing HVBSS. With 14 fully kitted out dudes crammed in a 60 getting out is not exactly a quick process. Also had a pilot "loose horizon" on NODs which motivated me to wear one.


    Heh heh.

    I was a helo sniper for a couple of platoons, I built my own headset for helo and saber comms.

    We were doing night HVBSS ops with no horizon (marine layer), after listening to the pilots in near freak out, I unpluged the ICS system for my headset.

    I'd rather not see (hear) it comming I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarsus View Post
    man im new here...can u help me pls :S
    Start on page 1 of this thread. You will find the page numbering on the top right of the page. Scroll through until you see a pic you like. There are tons of decent pics on this forum. Hence the name.
    Last edited by Pete031; 07-23-2008 at 04:19 PM. Reason: spelling

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    okey thanks man

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    no worries. So far you have done better then 90% of the new guys here. Welcome to the site.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matchanu View Post
    I was a helo sniper for a couple of platoons.
    Must be hard to hit anything when the deck is shaking and going up and down all the time....is it ?

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    Hey Match, is the weeding out process at the Teams a 'hazing' sort of thing, or do guys show up and act like idiots and get kicked out?

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