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Message 1211892 - Posted: 30 Mar 2012, 13:08:10 UTC

You cannot......handle it, but it is true.
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Message 1211921 - Posted: 30 Mar 2012, 14:56:28 UTC



He wasn't acting there, HE WAS the Colonel. Damn fine job. But the Law prevailed and He paid a price for his actions.

BTW: I once worked graveyard shift in a civilian job with a Marine (there is NO such thing as an Ex-Marine. Don't ever address one as such! :) ) and I asked him once, if your Gunny pointed to a random individual and said "shoot that man", what would you do?

I think you can guess what his immediate response was...



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Message 1211925 - Posted: 30 Mar 2012, 15:13:52 UTC - in response to Message 1211921.



He wasn't acting there, HE WAS the Colonel. Damn fine job. But the Law prevailed and He paid a price for his actions.

BTW: I once worked graveyard shift in a civilian job with a Marine (there is NO such thing as an Ex-Marine. Don't ever address one as such! :) ) and I asked him once, if your Gunny pointed to a random individual and said "shoot that man", what would you do?

I think you can guess what his immediate response was...



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My gunny would not issue such an order, Sir.

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Message 1211942 - Posted: 30 Mar 2012, 15:42:29 UTC - in response to Message 1211925.

My gunny would not issue such an order, Sir.


I hope no one would do that, but that wasn't the point, of course...


It's a mentality I don't understand fully, even though I served in the US Army for nearly 11 years working with people from most of the Services.


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ps, I thought "Jarhead" and "In the Valley of Elah" were also well worth seeing.

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Message 1211944 - Posted: 30 Mar 2012, 15:50:19 UTC - in response to Message 1211942.

My gunny would not issue such an order, Sir.


I hope no one would do that, but that wasn't the point, of course...


It's a mentality I don't understand fully, even though I served in the US Army for nearly 11 years working with people from most of the Services.


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ps, I thought "Jarhead" and "In the Valley of Elah" were also well worth seeing.


If you understood fully, you would not question my post.
You do not question direct orders. Sir.
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Message 1211967 - Posted: 30 Mar 2012, 16:28:14 UTC


I don't question your post, the Truth is Tough! Tougher than most of us want to ever hear about...


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Message 1212004 - Posted: 30 Mar 2012, 17:22:15 UTC

Unfortunately, our elected officials now have taken this to another level, and now consider themselves above us......witness their taking their leave from 'our' health plan.
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