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Wow! Keeping living in your own little world. I know very well what I am speaking of, as a matter of fact I expected your exact response, "I wouldn't put myself in that situation..." and removed it from my post to see what spin you would try and give it...
Fine that's you, some people actually have the drive to get out from behind their computer screen and make a difference in this world. All I have seen "you" do is make a bunch of ignorant, blanketed statements that have no place in a thread like this. Bite your tongue if you have a problem with it and move on!
What's your response to this post? Let me guess.... "Make a difference in this world!? What by killing people, and doing the dirty work of the global elite! Blah, blah, blah... Let me reiterate, you have created a very small world for yourself... There are plenty of great and honorable people in the US Military, as I am sure there are great members of your military (wherever the heck you come from). You can not berate an "individual" for the wrong doings or evil deeds of others. The OP did what he had to do to stay alive in this situation, a situation that you obviously would not have made it out of. Keep living in lala land buddy, meanwhile the rest of the world will continue to turn.
Originally posted by budski
During continuation training in Belize I was patrolling near the border, and we came under fire after challenging them, them being an incursion.
I dropped and picked a target.
I put 3 rounds in his T.
Turned out he was 15 years old.
I can't let go of that.
It haunts me every day.edit on 1/7/2011 by budski because: (no reason given)
Normally US soldiers froth out the mouth at the chance to kill a brown skinned person.
Sorry but I'm calling bs here, Belize is used for jungle training, NOT policing actions! Jungle training (British Army Regulars and TA) is with blank ammunition and not on the border either! Unless you are a Belize national employed in their army you would not be in a position nor patrolling with live ammo etc. I'm ex-forces and know what I'm talking about.
Originally posted by ladyinwaiting
The more I think about this.....
Who is the guilty party:
The person who thought it was okay to put vegetation on an adolescent's head, and put a gun in his hand, sending him to fight.
That's who's guilty of this. Whoever did that, most certainly got him killed.edit on 7/2/2011 by ladyinwaiting because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by felonius
reply to post by budski
If it were the other way around, he wouldnt be thinking about it twice...and you wouldnt be posting here. Who knows. You have erased the ahole that could have killed someone in my family, or yourself, for that I thank you.
I've had jobs before that (due to safety) I carried. Although I was never required to fire, I would have without reservation. It got hairy on a couple of occasions.
Make DAMN sure YOUR the one that goes home...REGARDLESS!