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re: Mexican Soldiers Disarm Two U.S. Military Soldiers on the U.S. / Mexico Border - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]Considering the article said they were establishing a “hasty observation post” I would anticipate there were no rules of engagement because there was no anticipated threat. [/quote] There’s always an ROE regardless of where you are at. The theater baseline SPINS will provide that informati...
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re: Mexican Soldiers Disarm Two U.S. Military Soldiers on the U.S. / Mexico Border - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]Wolfhound is an Army Colonel if I'm not mistaken. He probably has some insight that we don't.[/quote] He’s a Reservist I believe. You also need to add that qualifier. ...
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re: Mexican Soldiers Disarm Two U.S. Military Soldiers on the U.S. / Mexico Border - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]That is our Apache pilot who got out as a company grade [/quote] Is this supposed to be derogatory? If anything it increases my bona fides with regards to this subject. ...
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re: Mexican Soldiers Disarm Two U.S. Military Soldiers on the U.S. / Mexico Border - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]I'm just wondering why they're sending red legs on patrol. MP's or infantry units should be out there.[/quote] Too busy policing the world in Europe, Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, et al. FA battalions outside of limited applications in Syria and Iraq are underutilized....
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re: Mexican Soldiers Disarm Two U.S. Military Soldiers on the U.S. / Mexico Border - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]Do you have any idea how many times I carried an M9 with no ammo? [/quote] I’m not talking about in garrison. On an active national security mission? Were you USAF?...
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re: Mexican Soldiers Disarm Two U.S. Military Soldiers on the U.S. / Mexico Border - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]The fact that they're on patrol with nothing more than a pistol is a big problem[/quote] 100% agree. The article only mentions an M9, but if they didn’t have at a minimum an M4 that’s negligent on someone’s part....
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re: Mexican Soldiers Disarm Two U.S. Military Soldiers on the U.S. / Mexico Border - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]wonder if any of those disarmed soldiers were combat vets and I also wonder what their MOS's are.[/quote] It was a FA BN in this particular instance. Not sure if the individual Soldiers involved were combat vets. ...
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re: Mexican Soldiers Disarm Two U.S. Military Soldiers on the U.S. / Mexico Border - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]Before you start trying to hang baws in uniform, check: 1. Did they have ammo? 2. What were the ROE in effect?[/quote] 1. They had an M9 on them it was stated in the article. I’m sure they had ammo otherwise it’s just a paperweight. 2. The ROE is great but armed foreign nat...
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Mexican Soldiers Disarm Two U.S. Military Soldiers on the U.S. / Mexico Border - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]At roughly 2:00 p.m. local time, the soldiers observed five to six individuals dressed in green pixelated military camouflage uniforms and carrying weapons, which appeared to be FX-05 Xiuhcoatl, an assault rifle designed and built for the Mexican armed forces. The armed men swiftly appro...
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re: This Theory Explains the Return of Palpatine and His Connection to Snoke and Kylo Ren - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]I've seen every star wars movie ever made... Who the frick is that!?![/quote] [img]https://i.giphy.com/media/3o7TKAwfiJfUW85bKo/giphy.gif[/img] ...
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re: Lumpy lawn and dead patches throughout (Centipede) - OleWarSkuleAlum
Try in this thread... [link=(https://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/home-and-garden/2019-lawn-thread/81998472/)]LINK[/link]...
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re: This Theory Explains the Return of Palpatine and His Connection to Snoke and Kylo Ren - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]Does Mardi Rubio show up at the end?[/quote] Marco listened to the people and saved my thousands of dollars in taxes this year with the child tax credit! I hope he makes a cameo....
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re: This Theory Explains the Return of Palpatine and His Connection to Snoke and Kylo Ren - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]Theory: Rian Johnson shite the bed[/quote] Absolutely [quote]Abrams is pulling a rabbit out his arse to save the plot[/quote] He saved Star Trek I’m hopeful for Star Wars. Maybe next he can save IJ....
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This Theory Explains the Return of Palpatine and His Connection to Snoke and Kylo Ren - OleWarSkuleAlum
Potential Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker Spoilers Below: [quote]The truth is, he didn't lose his power and he knew Sheev planned to kill him. It was part of the plan. By dying, I believe Darth Plagueis was able to transmit himself into Sheev and assume control of hi...
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re: Brown patches in my lawn - OleWarSkuleAlum
Try in this thread... [link=(https://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/home-and-garden/2019-lawn-thread/81998472/)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Things are getting crazy in Northern Ireland this Easter weekend - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]How does the average Irishman from Boston or New York feel about the IRA?[/quote] Very, very pro-IRA. They funneled / funnel a lot of money to the IRA....
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re: Smartcore Pro Luxury Vinyl Flooring - OleWarSkuleAlum
20mil is what they advertise....
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Smartcore Pro Luxury Vinyl Flooring - OleWarSkuleAlum
I really like the color of this sample I saw from Lowe’s... [img]https://i.imgur.com/kned04ir.jpg[/img] This seems like an exclusive brand for Lowe’s. I’m always leery of these big box stores “exclusive” brands. I can’t seem to find a matching color in another brand. Does anyone have any exper...
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re: 2019 Garden Thread - OleWarSkuleAlum
[quote]Centinel[/quote] Pics of your setup if you have a moment this evening would be awesome....
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