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Old 02-26-2003, 07:36 PM
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Great Letter

Letter home from a Marine with the multinational force in Bosnia:

Dear Dad,

A funny thing happened to me yesterday at Camp Bondsteel (Bosnia):

A French army officer walked up to me in the PX, and told me he thought we (Americans) were a bunch of cowboys and were going to provoke a war in Iraq.

He said if such a thing happens, we wouldn't be able to count on the support of France.

I told him that it didn't surprise me. Since we had come to France's rescue in World War I, World War II, Vietnam, and the Cold War, their ingratitude and jealousy was due to surface [again] at some point in the near future anyway.

I also told him that is why France is a third-rate military power with a socialist economy and a bunch of pansies for soldiers.

I additionally told him that America, being a nation of deeds and action, not words, would do whatever it had to do, and France's support, if it ever came, was only for show anyway.

Just like in ALL NATO exercises, the US would shoulder 85% of the burden, and provide 85% of the support, as evidenced by the fact that this French officer was shopping in the American PX, and not the other way around.

He began to get belligerent at that point, and I told him if he would like to, I would meet him outside in front of the Burger King and whip his ass in front of the entire Multi-National Brigade East, thus demonstrating that even the smallest American had more fight in him than the average Frenchman.

He called me a barbarian cowboy and walked away in a huff.

With friends like these, who needs enemies?

Dad, tell Mom I love her.

Your loving daughter,

Mary Beth Johnson LtCol., USMC

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Old 02-26-2003, 08:35 PM
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Dude I got a Dell?

Has anyone here fired a 50 cal?

I have one, come on down!

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Old 02-27-2003, 12:31 AM
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She just made my day!!

Is she single?
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Old 02-27-2003, 04:13 PM
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LOL......It is not my daughter, just a letter I passed on.

If she is single looks like you would have a ball of fire on your hands.
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Has anyone here fired a 50 cal?

I have one, come on down!

Hey, you're just the fella were looking for! There's this guy, see. And he's in charge of this country over there somewhere. (No, not France!) And, well, we'd like him to sort of just disappear. We'd pass around the hat and make it worth your trouble
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LOL................I bet, Mary Beth Johnson LtCol., USMC, would be happy to do it for free!

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Dude I got a Dell?

Has anyone here fired a 50 cal?

I have one, come on down!

ooh... sounds like fun. Where in so. cal are you
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along the same lines....
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one county north of you, but they dont like us shooting here, so we go out to the west end gun club out by glen hellen.

Check this out www.freedomarms.com

look at the loading data on the 454 Casull.

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