West Point Cadets rescued by NYPD Helicopter

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  1. kp2001

    kp2001 USMMA Alumnus

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  2. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    I wonder how many SAR cases NYPD has each year...pretty interesting.
     
  3. Just_A_Mom

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    Can't believe the cop called them "professionals". LOL.
    Glad they are fine and I hope they learned their lesson!
     
  4. Chockstock

    Chockstock "Forever One Team"

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    lol the plebes are so dumb this year!
     
  5. mom3boys

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    :yllol::shake::yllol::shake::yllol::shake:

    Plebes do stupid things every year...that's why when they are called on the carpet they use the excuse "plebe stupid."
     
  6. rtfredericks

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    Glad they're OK. Anyone know who they are?
     
  7. scoutpilot

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    You seem overly curious about their identities.
     
  8. America's Finest

    America's Finest USMA Cadet

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    My thoughts exactly.
     
  9. scoutpilot

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    Seriously. This person has made two posts on this forum...and has asked if someone can name the cadets in both posts...
     
  10. Bullet

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    Perhaps before we all grab our pitch-forks and torches, demanding a trail by mob to determine if this witch really did turn someone into a newt, we can all simply assume this was a rookie mistake by someone not familiar with the intricacies and etiquette of social forums, and simply request they refrain from such action in the future. Perhaps even by PM.

    But, then again, you know me. I always liked a good witch-burning, especially when the case for their witch-ness is proven because they weigh as much as a duck (which means they must be made of wood. Watch "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" if you found these references confusing.)

    Or, like the Constable in "Young Frankenstein" said: "A riot is an ugly thing....
    And is about time WE'VE HAD ONE!!!!" (of course, he said it in an outrageously fake German accent) :biggrin:
     
  11. scoutpilot

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    Good point.

    By the by, I called WP and got their names quite easily. Apparently it was CDTs Nunya & Business.
     
  12. Just_A_Mom

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    Yep, they should be plenty embarrassed.
    OTOH if they were civilians their names would have been released to the press and they probably would have received a bill from the NYPD. Just saying........
     
  13. 2012mom?

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    I heard they were called Plebe One and Plebe Two.... I think Dr Seuss wrote something about them a while back!
     
  14. WAMom68

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    I got a laugh out of this article in the NY Post.
    http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/cool_cucumber_ODXXlWkPbOLGp6v1C5sKLK
    My favorite quote =
    Our forum even got mentioned at the end of the article:
    :thumb:
     
  15. Dixieland

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    We must have been reading that article at the same time, WAMom68! I just saw it too and sent mom3boys a PM.
     
  16. Just_A_Mom

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  17. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Good call....he was a co-author of the NY Post piece posted....

    crafty journalists...he did post with is name though.
     
  18. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    He's a reporter...
     
  19. Dixieland

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    Wow, I didn't even catch that!
     
  20. SamAca10

    SamAca10 Ensign - DWO

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    Good situational awareness LITS! :thumb:
     

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