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@JackMurphyRGR I also found a copy of Peter schiffer ( i know I spelled that wrong) book on ZA special operation. I have vol. 1 I think it is a 3 vol. set..
2 years, 7 months ago on The Selous Scouts, a uniquely Rhodesian solution to counter-insurgency
I have a copy of Pamwe Chete - The Legend of the Selous Scouts. I got it when I was in ZA many years ago.. It was a great read.. They really did it right.. Great write up Jack.
@jrexilius How was the GORUCK thinking of doing one.
2 years, 7 months ago on The Green Beret Foundation
I ran my 1st marathon last year and raised some money. I am planning on doing it this year as well.. They are great for sure
Out standing guys.. Great idea..
2 years, 8 months ago on Bravo One, A Naval Special Warfare Armorer
@JackMurphyRGR Again very well stated
2 years, 8 months ago on Rangers Skull Stomp Terrorists in Kandahar
@JackMurphyRGR Jack well stated. I think the “Big army” things come from the Clinton and the diabolical in Somalia. The “Big army” did not want to lose people and would not let us do our jobs. This point is stated in Dalton book when the Dboys had to deal with SF units in the stan. He states this more than once. Made my heart sink to read it. They just did not want to take chanceson getting any one killed and those orders came from the top. Some guys are more worried about their career then what they are doing. I think things were different in the 80’s and allot of the guys there were old timers.( viet vets) You had allot from these guys around . I think that SF has always been on a fringe kinda attitude. The groups have grown so large and it is a real career path for some. It was not always that way and people who were in SF wanted to be there because of the missions and the type of missions you could get. The team dynamic really depends on who the Team Daddy is. A good Team daddy always sets the tone on what the team will be like. If you were going Native because you trusted the natives more than your team then that is the Team daddy’s fault.. The best teams that I served with had great Team daddies. I learned more from the older timers then I did any were else. And not just about military stuff but life. Just some of my thoughts
@JackMurphyRGR That is an interesting Point.. Then the real question is who gains?
2 years, 8 months ago on Assassination of a Hamas Commander: What The Media Didn't Report...
@BrandonWebb you are correct for sure man .. more to come.. it will be interesting to see when we are drawn in to the mess openly
@JackMurphyRGR Very cool part for sure....
2 years, 8 months ago on Robin Sage is Rockin' right now
@SEAN SPOONTS@JackMurphyRGR yah a big party...
2 years, 8 months ago on SERE School: myths vs. reality
@SEAN SPOONTS@JackMurphyRGR For me it was after.. trust me they did give "direction" in the trustiest Soviet /Chicom Bloc way.. I still have issue with Asian woman.. But I would do it all again ... I never regretted that school..
@SEAN SPOONTS@JackMurphyRGR I was at Bragg , 80's
@JackMurphyRGR@SEAN SPOONTS hated that shit...
@SEAN SPOONTS@BrandonWebb well that what they called it .. it was anchovies and rice so salty even an eastern European like me could not eat it with out puking it back up.. that lead to other issues as well..
@ForrestDavis well stated... very well stated..
@ForrestDavis@JackMurphyRGR How could you not cry... that is what i meant by it really helps you understand what you what you are doing and what you believe in..
@JackMurphyRGR@Brent Okuley I do not think any intel came out here...
@BrandonWebb I hated when we had to walk on it.. to get chow.. or what was called chow..
@BrandonWebb@JackMurphyRGR I always hated when they said that... still make the hair on the back of my neck stand.
@JackMurphyRGR I bet he was a hard drinker.. we all are for sure.. well I used to be .. do not drink as much as I did then .. ahh to be young again and do it all again..
@BrandonWebb@JackMurphyRGR hey war criminal what are you talking about? Just remember "work harder"
@JackMurphyRGR Well being of Lithuanian descent.. I never thought that .. I just had anger issues for a bit.. BTW they played that angle up... took a bit of time for me to learn to keep my mouth shut.. I learned allot in that school.. and had the honor to meet the man that set it up... what I leader he was..
@JackMurphyRGR That is a understatement "SERE is a pretty intense experience." I would say you learn allot about yourself.. and what you really believe in