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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:32 PM   #706
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I took point on a patrol one day and we took contact. First spray of rounds went right in front of my feet, the second spray hit my vest and my rifle, also the Marines arm standing next to me. The round went right thru my buffer rod. Certainly a sh***y day.

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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:36 PM   #707
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I took point on a patrol one day and we took contact. First spray of rounds went right in front of my feet, the second spray hit my vest and my rifle, also the Marines arm standing next to me. The round went right thru my buffer rod. Certainly a sh***y day.
Wow, thank you, and glad you're ok man!
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:38 PM   #708
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Wow, thank you, and glad you're ok man!
Unfortunately about 3 weeks after this I got peppered by shrapnel from a DFC (Direction fragmentation charge). The shrapnel wasn't as bad as what that bullet would have done
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:45 PM   #709
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Unfortunately about 3 weeks after this I got peppered by shrapnel from a DFC (Direction fragmentation charge). The shrapnel wasn't as bad as what that bullet would have done
Dude you're supposed to avoid those.....
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:46 PM   #710
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Easier said than done! Oh well....I'd do it all again in a heartbeat
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:47 PM   #711
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Thanks for serving , glad you were lucky .
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:53 PM   #712
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These will always be the guys that I will certainly consider brothers. This pic was taken at the end of our deployment. Sadly, two people less than what we showed up with.
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:58 PM   #713
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These will always be the guys that I will certainly consider brothers. This pic was taken at the end of our deployment. Sadly, two people less than what we showed up with.
God bless you and your brothers man
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Unread 11-11-2013, 10:34 AM   #714
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God bless you and your brothers man
This can't be said enough, THANK YOU.
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Unread 11-11-2013, 11:05 AM   #715
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Thanks guys!
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Unread 11-11-2013, 11:14 AM   #716
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On a good note today, I got a new job! It's seasonal but could turn into year round. I'll be making more money than I ever did at Autozone. Plus I get to take the company truck home with me! haha
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Unread 11-11-2013, 05:34 PM   #717
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Congrats on the new job!

Hope it works into a great job
Thanks for your service and for sharing,it's sad how many people don't realize we have a "war" going on still I'm glad you made it back.
I love the jeep and have been watching for a while
I just got a 04 rubicon after having a yj for 14 yrs
And want to start building it now.
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Unread 11-11-2013, 05:36 PM   #718
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Congrats on the new job!

Hope it works into a great job
Thanks for your service and for sharing,it's sad how many people don't realize we have a "war" going on still I'm glad you made it back.
I love the jeep and have been watching for a while
I just got a 04 rubicon after having a yj for 14 yrs
And want to start building it now.
Welcome to the coil club and thank you for the support!
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Unread 11-11-2013, 05:42 PM   #719
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These will always be the guys that I will certainly consider brothers. This pic was taken at the end of our deployment. Sadly, two people less than what we showed up with.
Your very welcome , you earned this nations gratitude and respect .
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Unread 11-12-2013, 06:58 AM   #720
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Someone snapped a pretty cool pic of my Jeep at JCR Offroads open house.
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