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Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Soldier's Salute To The Media


US Army soldiers take rest during patrol in Baghdad suburb, Monday Nov. 17, 2003. U.S. forces have reacted to the increasing attacks in which dozens of Americans and their allies have died by mounting a massive show of force in central and northern Iraq. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
Ah, a paratrooper rendering the proper salute to the press. It brings tears to my eyes...

Airborne! All the Way! Thanks http://www.blackfive.net/main/ for the picture! To be fair, the other side needs to be represented. There was a comment made that if this soldier was in, ' my platoon, I would have stommped his *&^%&*& guts. You don't do that to civilians. They pay your salary, even if you don't agree with who they are and what they do.' Still, maybe he was just adjusting his helmet!

Comments:
I think that was great. Who said he would beat the crap out of him if he was in his squad because the civilians pay his salary, I bet is not a vet. I could sit on this computer and read all day.
 
HOAHHHH,
Outstanding salute soldier...I agree with the above post, whoever said it has never been in the military. I'm retired disabled Gulf war vet he wouldn't have been touched in my platoon..
3IDVET
 
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