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« Reply #220 on: March 01, 2014, 10:20:07 PM »

OK, informal poll.

How many of you BITD carried a light green and loam GI camo stick in your LBE as cadet?

How many of you ever owned an GI angle head flashlight?

I still love the smell of canvas and sweat you got off of the old Vietnam-era web gear.

Yes to all of the above! :)
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« Reply #221 on: June 25, 2014, 04:24:12 PM »

WIWAC, my uncle owned and operated a local marina.  We used to go down there on Friday nights, have a big cookout and camp out.  The next day we would do land/marine navigation training, first aid training and search and rescue exercises.  SAREX's on land are a lot of fun but I always enjoyed our marine SAREX's way more.

EDIT:  T*A*P*S was the end all, be all movie for my cadet squadron.
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« Reply #222 on: June 25, 2014, 04:54:59 PM »

I don't know how common this was, but who carried the PRC-77 on FTXs and SAREXes? While wearing OD jungle fatigues and sleeping in either poncho or parachute shelters? And did night navigation at 2 in the morning in the jungles hills of North Georgia? Eating cold C-rations 3 meals a day?
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« Reply #223 on: June 25, 2014, 05:01:22 PM »

OORAH! PDK is the best! :)
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