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Old 20 December 2017, 13:36
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Can't believe it has been 28 years since OJC. I will be raising a glass tonight at dinner. RLTW!

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Old 20 December 2017, 18:36
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Thanks to all who served during OJC. And RIP to the fallen.
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Old 21 December 2017, 10:07
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RIP Brothers.
I was born my papa's son
When I hit the ground I was on the run
I had one glad hand and the other behind
You can have yours, just give me mine
When the hound dog barkin' in the black of the night
Stick my hand in my pocket, everything's all right

-ZZ Top
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Old 21 December 2017, 10:14
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Gone, but never forgotten...

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Old 21 December 2017, 10:17
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Old 27 December 2017, 03:53
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RIP, gentlemen. OJC was the first US Military Operation I remember. I remember seeing pictures of US troops on the cover of my Weekly Reader in 5th Grade.
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Old 6 May 2018, 12:53
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I think I still have some 550 cord from Rio Hato.

We (7th ID) airlanded there some time after the 75th jump, to
secure the airhead. The next morning I took a walk along
the jungle side of the airstrip and came across chutes.
Couldn't resist stuffing my cargo pockets with shroud lines
--figured if I didn't, the locals would, anyway

At one end of the strip there was a bus, back end stuffed
with AKs stacked from floor up to the window line, and
crates of loaded mags. Our S2 figured it was a mobile
arms room for the dignity battalions. Near the bus were
several big (20' radius, 2-3' high) of scrapped/unserviceable
small arms--Taiwan AR copies with broken buttstocks,
assortments of other stuff, even a Thompson or two.

There was a warehouse next to all of it, with crated
munitions and weapons. Stacks of stuff..saw an open
case of grenades. Everyone was tempted, ha!
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Old 6 May 2018, 13:54
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R.I.P. Brothers
"Poor is the nation that has no heroes, but shameful is the nation that has heroes and forgets them."

Rules of the Regt
If it makes sense....don't do it
If it tastes good.....spit it out
If you think you're going the right way........turn around
This place sucks.....let's live here
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