A few old photos from the desert

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  1. That's me on the left.


    I'm second from the right. I was an M60 machine gunner.


    Sleeping on those cushy rocks. We were spoiled.

  2. Nice pics, was this Desert Storm?
  3. That you checking your nuts are still there
  4. Nah, he's the one with Audrey Hepburn's sunnies. Seriously though, that cam pattern seems to work quite well in the last shot.
  5. That would probably be around Desert Shield/Desert Storm time frame because of the choc chip BDUs. A more recent pic of an Air Force captain with a bit of a sense of humor (ca 2004) is shown:

  6. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Nice to see our Septic cousins work in the same way as us - give the gun to the smallest guy in the squad. :)
  7. :) Why was this the case Auld Yin?.It seemed to apply to the Charlie G also.
  8. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Maybe they just didn't like me :pale:
  9. Yep, me too, I think it was called 'Character Building' in those days.
  10. did it work then?.:)
  11. How dare you Sir!

    Apologise at once for that slur or I shall have my second slap you round the chops and call you out Sir!!

    Damned Knave!!!
  12. That was in Oman for Operation Bright Star back in 1989 (a training exercise). Later that year we jumped into Panama for Operation Just Cause (not a training exercise). :p

    Me on the right at Patilla Airport.


    Another paratrooper from my platoon at Fort Cimarron.

  13. I just can not remember being that young!! all that time to take photo,s and in colour too lol
  14. "FUERZAS ESPECIALES" (= especially furry) and what's that "COFFEE"? is it the NAAFI?

    Can I be an an interpreter on the next OP?
  15. Ooh, Panamanian Special Forces. Did any of them sell you their weapons?


    That's genius.