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@SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) Wonder if we will ever really know what happened.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on “Alright, Goodnight” – Does Malaysia Want To Know What Happened To Flight MH-370?
@engelbrad @LauraKinCA @SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) We have all talked about this before on the site... maybe a bottom does have to be reached before they climb out and get back to quiet operators.
1 month ago on Three Reasons Why SEAL Leaders Are Upset at O’Neill & Bissonnette
@BrandonWebb @LauraKinCA @SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) I agree. I had hoped after the initial furor with Biss was over that it would calm down... then we get "The Shooter" thru Esquire and the shit storm started again.... thought that would die... and here we are again...
@SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) I think that is my biggest problem with this whole thing too... I feel like it's made a mockery of a great set of special operators and the historical importance of the event.
YP - thanks for that write up! I had no idea about that program. RIP Charles Dicus.
1 month ago on Wasting the Best and the Brightest: the ASTP Program in World War Two
@Txazz That was a shocker... that so many Chinese think tusks just fall out.... unreal :(
Jack - keep up the PRIMAL Series... love it!
1 month ago on How Intel Fusion Can Save 50,000 Elephants From Poaching Each Year
@Recon6 @jim west Jack as Bill Murray in Caddyshack :) good visual
1 month ago on Inside the Team Room: The Green Berets
This looks to be another great series!
Really enjoyed that whole series!
1 month ago on I Always Go To The Groin
@Recon6 @LauraKinCA @The Ed Oh geez... a compliment on one hand and a shot with the other :)
1 month ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 5)
@Recon6 @The Ed Careful about insulting my alma mater my BFF... paybacks are still hell :) As to the Naked Mile, I think that stared after I was there and even if not.... no way in HELL was I going streaking around campus as a rite of spring!!
1 month, 1 week ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 5)
Like I told a friend who posted today about his grandfather winning the Silver Star in WWII, I bet that is only one of many reasons (the award) to be very proud of your grandfather, as you most definitely have many reasons to be very proud. Thanks for sharing yours with us.
1 month, 1 week ago on Veterans Day: My Grandfather and My Fellow Veterans
For me it was a "happy" Veterans Day to spend some time with a group that's appreciative of our multiple generations of veterans and to honor their service and sacrifice at a local Veterans Day event. And then to come to the website and spend time with other like minded folks just makes it all the better.
1 month, 1 week ago on Irrumabo Servitus
I know it's a "cartoon" but I really like that image. Good job! Today was a good day remembering all the vets in my life and spending some time at a Veterans Day Memorial.
1 month, 1 week ago on Veteran’s Day For Many Of Us
Thanks for sharing that Jon. Important to remember all the veterans.
1 month, 1 week ago on For Remembrance Day in Canada
Got mine on pre-order with Amazon. Can't wait to read the rest of the tributes. Labor of love and I know it was tough for you to write Brandon.
1 month, 1 week ago on Veterans Day Exclusive: Among Heroes
The Atlas Generation is a very good description for those who have stepped up to heed the call of our Nation, both in times of crisis and in relative peace. They shoulder great burdens. It's a very good feeling to see more recognition and appreciation for our veterans.
1 month, 1 week ago on The Atlas Generation
@LadyHW EVER so glad I was in engineering school!! :-)
I went to another liberal bastion university (actually 2 - undergrad for one and grad for another) back in slightly freer times ... and except for the Naked Guy at the second and Hash Bash at the first, apparently I still missed out on that bit of ridiculousness. Chalk it up to dumb attention getters. Bet in 20 years there will be a few twinges of regret.
@YankeePapa The Russians are doing a good job of making a lot of countries very nervous about the near future.
1 month, 1 week ago on NORDIC THUNDER: A detective story
Happy Birthday to the Marine Corps!
1 month, 1 week ago on 2014 Marine Corps Birthday Message
Glad to see you back Iassen! Great story. Not that surprised I guess that there was a bad ending.
1 month, 1 week ago on 75th Ranger Regiment Soldiers Go Covert in Pakistan
@SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) @Waterborne Great examples. I would expand the examples of monarchism to Asia. Nothing new there either. Really puts our system as unique.
1 month, 1 week ago on How Glen Greenwald Recontextualizes & Profits Off Snowden’s Leaked Documents
@JackMurphyRGR Did he leave you with a pretty enough face for radio?? :-)
1 month, 1 week ago on Jim West – The Legend
Bad ass indeed! Looking forward to the series.
@isaiahzb @clluelo Congrats Isaiah! Welcome back.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on The Army Marksmanship Unit Cross-Trains 3/75 Snipers
@YankeePapa The soundtrack would be cool on that one. Another Aussie movie I liked... or at least appreciated... Gallipoli. I can't hear the classical music piece towards the end without a remembering that movie and having a heart pang.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Total War Part 3: Historical COIN, Continued
@YankeePapa Love that movie.
Great article Derek. You articulated well my concerns with the target drone strikes as a main response method.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Destroy All The Brutes: Targeted Killings, Revenge, and the Hydra Effect
Congratulations Snap! I'm just as jealous as the rest. Great watch.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on SOFREP 300 RESCO Black Frog Winner is “SnapRoll99W”
@YankeePapa @Recon6 @KESStrong @TexGrl The first year was a fun ride with Recon6 and Tnago9 splashing the trolls, OldPH2 permanently wounding us with those eye bleaching pics he posted, and the "lively" discussions.... fun times :)
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now
@engelbrad Just like old times B :)
Saw a headline that the first nurse from Dallas is going home virus free now. Need to read up on that, but I remember that she received a blood transfusion from the other guy that was brought home with the virus. Maybe they will get a handle on treatments, then the threat will be less effective. Or at least the threat won't start a nation-wide panic.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Evaluating Ebola as a Biological Weapon
@CameronMichaelPartlow Very true in most larger universities. It's publish or perish there an many leave the actual teaching to the teaching assistants and focus on their research and research students.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 1)
Welcome to the site and looking forward to more articles like this.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Air Force Special Operations Command: “Quiet Professionals”
@SEAN SPOONTS(MAFIA) @majrod @Riceball Great information!
1 month, 4 weeks ago on “Fury” Movie Review
@jput/ Joseph @LauraKinCA @SOFREP Unlikely even if I knew what tad gear was :)
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Team Room Town Hall Meeting
@jput/ Joseph @LauraKinCA @SOFREP Yes it does. SF Bay area.
@fionagreenamyer Kinda how I have treated the TR membership since I signed up in week 2 oh so long ago :)
@jput/ Joseph @LauraKinCA @SOFREP In general, yes there are a bunch from the eastern portion of the states. Not tonight though.
@SOFREP That only makes chat go faster :)
@SOFREP Keeps you on your toes.... or fingertips ... at times!! :)
@jput/ Joseph @LauraKinCA @SOFREP Oh, I already upgraded :)
@SOFREP Good to hear chat will improve. Some good features with this and mobile version, but I really miss being able to break it out to a separate screen and make it bigger to see more. Sometimes it goes very fast - the convos.
@SOFREP I'm going to presume by your assurances below that chat will still be available to all TR... another question I keep getting :)
@SOFREP Great to hear Charlie. I know that was a worry for several I've talked to.
One of my outstanding questions Charlie is whether regular TR members who have been members for at least a year before the Vegas party will still be invited or will it eventually go to the 300 group only?
Got the Audible version - the author narrated it, which I am looking forward to.
2 months ago on 13 Hours: American Heroes Tell Their Story
@Recon6 @Kiyabear @KESStrong Still amazed at some of the true friendships that have developed through here.
2 months ago on Bikinis and Green Berets: Girls Gone Wild with the Utah National Guard?