posted on Jun, 29 2007 @ 07:07 PM
You know, we had this room FULL of all sorts of weapons that we confiscated. We found Garands, m-14s, lots of AKs and Makarovs, mausers, just about
every weapon you could imagine. I can post 10 pictures here of us posing with foreign weapons, we all did it. I even have one of me in a Santa outfit
holding an AK.
Do you think they would be left on the street for further use?
We actually often carried pistols that we found as not every soldier gets issued a pistol. Except for MPs, most units have just enough pistols for
officers and senior NCOs although that is not how the distribution is done.
Hell, we even kept a couple AKs in the truck. If an M-4 fails, it is easier to pick up an AK then to apply SPORTS to your weapon. And it had nothing
to with the AK being more reliable (it is.) Any rifle would do, even an extra M-4, but the military doesn’t give out "extras." One soldier, one