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Old 18 October 2016, 14:08
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Anybody know who this is in this picture

Because I am very certain that the guy saying it is him, isn't. That would be the same guy who told me once that he was 7th SFG stationed at Bad Tolz. Oops.
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Old 18 October 2016, 14:45
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Can't remember the exact details, but fairly certain that is a NSW guy. Location was Norway, IIRC.
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Old 18 October 2016, 15:10
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It's actually me in Germany when I was with 4th SFG.

IMO it's not anyone from 10th. I never saw anyone jump dogs while I jumped with them. They may jump them but I never saw it.

ETA: There is a pic floating around of a 10th SFG CW2 (or 3) saluting as he jumps out, I was on that jump, sitting next to him. LOL, the 130 crew was all kinds of ate up and he tore into their ass in flight, and then some 10th SFG SLJM's. Actually somewhat comical.
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Old 18 October 2016, 15:12
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Can't remember the exact details, but fairly certain that is a NSW guy. Location was Norway, IIRC.
Close enough for government work....You got me close enough on Google to find it.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/7455709/Dog-joins-troops-on-parachute-jump-in-Norway.html


Awesome.
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Old 18 October 2016, 15:23
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Show the 7th Group guy from Tolz that article, and look all confused, then say "Oh...I get it, this was your COVER story...got it..."
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Old 18 October 2016, 15:31
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Can't remember the exact details, but fairly certain that is a NSW guy. Location was Norway, IIRC.
IIRC, I thought the NSW guys contracted their K-9 requirements.
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Old 18 October 2016, 15:36
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ETA: There is a pic floating around of a 10th SFG CW2 (or 3) saluting as he jumps out, I was on that jump, sitting next to him. LOL, the 130 crew was all kinds of ate up and he tore into their ass in flight, and then some 10th SFG SLJM's. Actually somewhat comical.


Funny you should mention that, as he has this one right next to the first one I posted.
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Old 18 October 2016, 15:36
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That one wasn't hard to locate...

http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/27/world/...arachute-jump/
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Old 18 October 2016, 15:54
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Funny you should mention that, as he has this one right next to the first one I posted.
Yep. I forget if that was a SOCEUR jump or 10th, but I'll have the manifest at home if your guy claims anything.
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Two really cool photos, that is for sure.

I am surprised though Hot Mess though does not have one of him jumping out, in the front leaning rest position. Would seem fitting.
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Two really cool photos, that is for sure.

I am surprised though Hot Mess though does not have one of him jumping out, in the front leaning rest position. Would seem fitting.
(cue up HM pointing out that he is a MFFJM, he is in charge on that plane).
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Old 18 October 2016, 19:43
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(cue up HM pointing out that he is a MFFJM, he is in charge on that plane).
Naw, I'm more of a "throw 50 international jumpers out of a C-17 cause it's the last pass and a SGM said "he'd take responsibility" and hope for the best" type of guy.

Or, "throw USASOC 350 out the door because a 2 star wants to jump and he's not asking for permission from anyone" type of JM.
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Naw, I'm more of a "throw 50 international jumpers out of a C-17 cause it's the last pass and a SGM said "he'd take responsibility" and hope for the best" type of guy.

Or, "throw USASOC 350 out the door because a 2 star wants to jump and he's not asking for permission from anyone" type of JM.
Just remember, the SGM and 2 star are gonna have chairs when the music stops...
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Old 18 October 2016, 20:50
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Jaegers jumped dogs regularly. Watched some kool slomo videos of dog parts flapping around. (not those parts you pervs)
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Old 18 October 2016, 21:30
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Just remember, the SGM and 2 star are gonna have chairs when the music stops...
LOL, yeah, no need to remind me. I thought the ""'s would have been understood as sarcasim.
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Old 18 October 2016, 22:34
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LOL, yeah, no need to remind me. I thought the ""'s would have been understood as sarcasim.
So I'm slow on the uptake, and suck at social media all around...

So, Sharky, is there a BDA yet?
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I've been off status too damn long. took me forever to figure out what SLJM was, even if I are an incurrent as all hell one....
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Old 18 October 2016, 23:25
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So I'm slow on the uptake, and suck at social media all around...

So, Sharky, is there a BDA yet?
Not yet. He has comments on the photos turned off and given that I was the one who busted him out publicly the first time, I dont think he is gonna add me as a friend. Working on another angle.
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I've seen this picture a million times before. IIRC it's an Austrian guy.
Can't find a higher res pic at the moment, as I am on mobile, but the patch on his chest looks like the Austrian coat of arms.
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I've seen this picture a million times before. IIRC it's an Austrian guy.
Can't find a higher res pic at the moment, as I am on mobile, but the patch on his chest looks like the Austrian coat of arms.
You are correct.
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