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Old 22 March 2007, 13:20
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Qualifying with the M14 and the M16 in basic

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Originally Posted by Longrifle
Ranger Joe's when it was downtown.

Squad radios that snapped on to the side of the steel pot.

PRC-25.

Jumping out of a C-119.

WWII vets in the unit.

NCOs bitching about missing the "good ol' days in the brown boot Army."

Corcorans for $18.75. (New!)
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Qualifying with the M14 and the M16 in basic.
Going to CIF and receiving no ruck, but getting a cotton pistol belt and "shagetti Straps" with which you attached your "bed roll" (e.g. sleeping bag rolled up in your shelter half) to your H configured cotton suspenders.
Now those were the days.
Nothing too good for the boys.
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