Tag: military

Lobbing Grenades

In case you haven’t ever seen anybody ever throwing a grenade here is someone on a range doing just that.

WESTPAC 2018 Patch

Firing the M240

Here is a video of what it is like to fire an M240 weapon. This video was taken at a range in Kuwait.

Humvee Hit by Improvised Explosive Device

Here are the remains of what once was a Humvee that was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED).

Iraq Hut Surrounded by Mines

Don’t go walking off the beaten path. You might find more than you bargained for. In this instance here was a hut that had some mines that needed to be cleared.

Ordinances Found Out on Mission

Here are some items you don’t want to find out on a night mission.

Equipment Graveyard in Afghanistan

Can you guess what kind of equipment this is?

Naval Air Station Coronado North Island

While passing by the Naval Air Station on Coronado North Island I was amazed by the helicopters that were sitting on the ground and getting worked on. From my understanding these helicopters are used to assist the Navy Seals in completing their missions. Even if it is from afar it is pretty awesome to think …

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Working Mammals

Drove over to San Diego to see the pens where the United States Navy holds and cares for dolphins. I have absolutely no doubt in my mind that the United States Navy gives these dolphins the very best care that they can give them, but it made me think about if the Navy should be …

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Carolina Panthers TopCat Cheerleaders

In preparation for the National Football League Super Bowl 50 where the Carolina Panthers will be taking on the Denver Bronco’s I decided to share the only stuff I have of either team. These videos are of the Carolina Panthers cheerleaders the TopCats when they came to military installations in the Pacific. These videos were …

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A Message from John Cleese

The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940 when tea …

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Military Motivational Posters

Coffee and Testicles

A guy goes to the Nv. State High way Dept. to apply for a job. The interviewer asks him, “Are you allergic to anything?” He replies, “Yes, caffeine. I can’t drink coffee.” “Ok, Have you ever been in the military service?” “Yes,” he says, “I was in Iraq for one tour.” The interviewer says, “That …

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Passports

Dear Sirs, I’m in the process of renewing my passport, and still cannot believe this. How is it that Radio Shack has my address and telephone number and knows that I bought a cable t.v. from them back in 1987, and yet the Federal Government is still asking me where I was born and on …

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Disposition of Sensitive Information

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a summary of the article entitled “Disposition Of Sensitive Automated Information” as the author understands this article. Also included within this document is an explanation of how disk encryption can help to protect the information on that disk in the event it was lost or stolen. …

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Military Humor

Computers and Functions

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide an increased or basic knowledge of a computer and what types of functions are necessary to be present in order for a piece of hardware to be considered a computer. [Content] A computer is a piece or multiple pieces of hardware that have the ability to …

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Is America at War?

As I came out of the supermarket that sunny day, pushing my cart of groceries towards my car, I saw an old man with the hood of his car up and a lady sitting inside the car, with the door open. The old man was looking at the engine. I put my groceries away in …

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George Carlin’s Solution to Save Gasoline

The President of the United States wants us to cut the amount of gas we use. The best way to stop using so much gas is to deport 11 million illegal immigrants! That would be 11 million less people using our gas. The price of gas would come down. Bring our troops home from Iraq …

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“Somebody” Knows Jack About Motherhood

Somebody said it takes about six weeks to get back to normal after you’ve had a baby…somebody doesn’t know that once you’re a mother,”normal” is history. Somebody said you learn how to be a mother by instinct…somebody never took a three-year-old shopping. Somebody said being a mother is boring…somebody never rode in a car driven …

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Air Traffic Humor

Tower: “Delta 351, you have traffic at 10 o”clock, 6 miles!” Delta 351: “Give us another hint! We have digital watches!” 2.) One day, the pilot of a Cherokee 180 was told by the tower to hold short of the runway while a DC-8 landed. The DC-8 landed, rolled out, turned around, and taxied back …

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Iraqi Things

Here are some photos of different Iraqi things.

Korat, Thailand – Wing 1 Military Exercise Complex

Today I went by the Korat Royal Thai Air Force military exercise complex. Here are a couple photos from that.

Sights Around Eskan Village

Here are some different things that can be seen around Eskan Village, Saudi Arabia.

Air Force Predator Aircraft

During my time at Ali Al Salem air base in Kuwait it was common occurrence to see the Air Force Predator aircraft. This plane is pretty cool because it is an unmanned aircraft and has virtually a lawnmower engine to power it. There was a lot of debate between different types of pilots about if …

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18th Communications Squadron Flag Football

18th Communications Squadron from Kadena Air Base playing flag football against Marines on Camp Hansen in Okinawa, Japan.