A few old photos from the desert

#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:

 

Auld-Yin

ADC
Kit Reviewer
Book Reviewer
Reviews Editor
#6
Nice to see our Septic cousins work in the same way as us - give the gun to the smallest guy in the squad. :)
 
#9
:) Why was this the case Auld Yin?.It seemed to apply to the Charlie G also.
Yep, me too, I think it was called 'Character Building' in those days.
 
#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
 
#15
"FUERZAS ESPECIALES" (= especially furry) and what's that "COFFEE"? is it the NAAFI?

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



That's genius.
 
#16
Nice to see our Septic cousins work in the same way as us - give the gun to the smallest guy in the squad. :)
LOL. I was thinking exactly the same thing! Good pics.
 

New Posts

Top