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Hugetanker Mar 7, 2012

  1. Hugetanker

    Hugetanker <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    Where are all of the vets?!?!?! I know there are more of you.
     
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  2. kat_black181

    kat_black181 Bought an X

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    this place is empty...we can't be the only two, right?!!!
     
  3. drbandkgb

    drbandkgb Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    There are more... I just need you guys to pass the PW out to them... Remember Vets or active only
     
  4. Hugetanker

    Hugetanker <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    That's what I'm sayin!!! Haha
     
  5. ymbhonk

    ymbhonk First Fill-Up (of many)

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    I'm active duty right now at Fort Knox, hopefully leaving soon for Captain's Carrer Course.
     
  6. Hugetanker

    Hugetanker <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    What's your MOS? I did basic at Knox.
     
  7. ymbhonk

    ymbhonk First Fill-Up (of many)

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    92A soon to be 90A. i did basic here too before OCS, i think it was G/1-46 IN. We graduated in October of 08.
     
  8. Hugetanker

    Hugetanker <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    Ahh man, I went through in 2003/04. 19K, I was in Fox company 2/81
     
  9. NismoFire

    NismoFire Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    I'm here! 31B...don't hate. OSUT at Leonard Wood....got out Feb 05 on medical (fractured my tibia, doc said I'd never be able to do major PT again, yet I'm still an active firefighter...?)
     
  10. NismoFire

    NismoFire Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    ...and has anyone heard from Diadaga lately?
     
  11. npgtech

    npgtech Test Drive

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    I'm in! Active duty US Air Force here (3D172). Stationed in Los Angeles, CA right now, I've been to Hickam AFB, HI ('03-'06), Pope AFB, NC ('06-'10) and various stints in multiple sandbox arenas.
     
  12. Hugetanker

    Hugetanker <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    Welcome!
     
  13. Mr.Ed

    Mr.Ed Test Drive

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    I made it here, 82-86 MOS 11B1PC2 SGT ARMY , AIRBORNE, C company 2/ 505th Fort Bragg NC. Hello my brothers and sisters !!!!!!l
     
  14. Killswitch

    Killswitch Bought an X

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    Just checking in here guys. I was an active duty Marine from 2005 through 2010. Started out as a 2621 which is a Signals Intelligence Analyst and ended up using that MOS to become a Radio Reconnaissance Marine which means I kept the same 2621 MOS but also gained the title Marine Recon. Did 3 deployments on the recon side, one combat deployment to afghanistan, a regular "float" with a Marine Expeditionary Unit in the European theater and then did a 3 month stint in Haiti right before i got out doing the earthquake relief stuff.

    Glad to see other vets and active service members checking in here! Hopefully this board grows with time!:)
     
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  15. Mr.Ed

    Mr.Ed Test Drive

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    Welcome in !!!!
     
  16. Le Loup

    Le Loup Bought an X

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    Airborne! Glad to be part of the Xnation and more importantly part of the Military for our Nation.

    Currently serving at Fort Knox KY.

    ymbhonk I'm over at HRC. You with 3rd ESC?

    Did my Basic at Jackson back when I was enlisted, Knox for my OBC after I commissioned and Jackson again for CPT's Career Course when I changed branches. Graduated from CGSC in 2010 and ended up back at Knox when HRC moved from Alexandria.
     
  17. Killswitch

    Killswitch Bought an X

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    Nice, welcome in! Help spread the word about our little corner of the forum:)
     
  18. Le Loup

    Le Loup Bought an X

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    Will do Killswitch.
     
  19. NismoFire

    NismoFire Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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  20. Rangerguru

    Rangerguru Bought an X

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    Ranger got out in 2004 and have been working in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2007
     
  21. Killswitch

    Killswitch Bought an X

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    Welcome!!
     
  22. Steeze

    Steeze Guest

    AT3 US Navy... attached to VAQ133.. heading back to the Stennis on tuesday.
     
  23. 1993F250

    1993F250 Test Drive

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    How's it goin all. Infantry Marine. Havnt been for long and I'm gettin discharged in a couple weeks cuz I got nerve damage in my back. Win some you lose some. Lol. Il miss parts of it and il be happy to be away from parts of it. Lol


    93 F250 3k in rebuilt 460
    04 Xterra on 33s-stock for now
    2005 Mustang-stock for now
     
  24. Acasper708

    Acasper708 Bought an X

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  25. NismoFire

    NismoFire Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    Anybody know which Army Reserve units have been put on alert? Believe some in NC have been put on Alert status because of this Gaza crap.
     
  26. Diadaga

    Diadaga Suspension Lift Founding Member

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    Man totally spaced on this section of the page. Army from 2004 to 2012, 25U did my basic at Ft Benning, trained as a dope on the rope once I got to Ft Campbell. Dropped down to National Guard status so I can go to college.
     
  27. Pro-2X

    Pro-2X Suspension Lift

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    Unfortunately, it doesn't look like there is much activity here. My name is Mathew Hall and I was an 11B Airborne Infantryman in 2001 and 2002. My service ended early due to disability. I fractured 5 vertebrae on a jump gone bad. I am now sending my son to Basic Training on Sept. 19th. Full circle.
     
  28. NismoFire

    NismoFire Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    Yikes! 101st?
     
  29. Pro-2X

    Pro-2X Suspension Lift

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    No, at the time I was on TDY with the 3rd I.D. at t. Benning and jumped at an Air Show. My official unit was 1/509th @ Ft. Polk LA GERONIMO!
     
  30. NismoFire

    NismoFire Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    Ah okay. Makes better sense, actually. lol
     
  31. dhyde79

    dhyde79 Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    Sorry to hear about the bad landing.


    I medically dropped out of airborne school due to an absolutely destroyed right shoulder. Still got 16 jumps in total, 3 of which were into....shall we say "dangerous drop zones"

    Worst jump was the first of the three, my gear was a separate cargo chute and it didn't fully open, so, stupidly, I tried to untangle it before I was below safe height. It was a painful landing, no permanent damage...
     
  32. Pro-2X

    Pro-2X Suspension Lift

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    My Rucksack wouldn't separate so I couldn't put my feet and knees together. Basically, when I hit one leg stayed straight while the other one buckled and with the impact as well as torsion, my lumbar vertebrae didn't stand a chance.
     
  33. dhyde79

    dhyde79 Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    Ouch... My unhappy one resulted in me popping my reserve below 800' thankfully **all** of my gear was on that separate drop. (Hence the immense need to correct the chute on it)

    I hit hard enough that it winded me, and I was blurry visioned for about 20 minutes...
     
  34. Pro-2X

    Pro-2X Suspension Lift

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    I thought I was paralyzed when I hit. I couldn't reach up to detach from my chute and got dragged. It was bad for me, but I can't imagine what the kids that were spectators thought about what their Daddy does on a regular basis.
     
  35. dhyde79

    dhyde79 Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    I think I'd have hated spectator jumping...the only reason I did any jumps after airborne school was at the personal request of a 4 star whose name won't be used, for many reasons. He did plenty to keep my ass alive and in excellent shape, and got me out of tdy taps when i told him i needed out, so, I'd do about anything for him.
     
  36. Pro-2X

    Pro-2X Suspension Lift

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    Oh, I thought I was going to be one of those highspeed guys that never missed an opportunity to jump. Got placed with an 11M unit so I jumped at the opportunity when it came up. I wanted to be one of those guys with over 100 jumps and at least 1 combat jump. Call it youthful ignorance.
     
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  37. dhyde79

    dhyde79 Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    I'd trade ya my 3 hot jumps (especially the haho one) for all your non-combat jumps ;)
     
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  38. LoneStarX

    LoneStarX First Fill-Up (of many)

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    I was a 25Q from 2006 to 2011, got medically retired in 2011. Went to Iraq, never got to go to Afghanistan, unfortunately. When I enlisted I was eager to go to AFG, so it would make sense that where I wanted to be deployed to I didn't go, same as my assignment, Fort Hood was one of the last places I wanted to go, and the Army loved me so much they canceled my orders to Germany a week before I was supposed to start clearing Fort Gordon, replacement assignment; Fort Hood. Oh how I hate Killeen and "The Great Place", there is nothing great about Fort Hood.
     
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  39. Dutch169

    Dutch169 Test Drive

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    My name is Dennis. I was a 12B in the Army. Been out for a few years but glad I found this place.
     
  40. Pro-2X

    Pro-2X Suspension Lift

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    We're glad that you found this place too Dutch.
     

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