Live RPG removed from soldier's abdomen

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  1. Chockstock

    Chockstock "Forever One Team" 5-Year Member

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    Incredible! Great amazing story.
     
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    AF6872 10-Year Member

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    Corpsman, medic, doctor, nurse and med evac. The unsung heroes of all wars. The first to go forward when the call goes out.
     
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    flieger83 Super Moderator 5-Year Member

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    And they don't buy beer in any bar I'm in. :thumb:
    (that also applies to rescue swimmers, PJ's, etc...)

    Steve
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    Can you send me an autoupdate each time you go into a bar just in case I'm nearby :biggrin:

    I think this story is a couple years old or so if I remember correctly, but didn't get huge play.
     
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    flieger83 Super Moderator 5-Year Member

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    It was from 2006.

    And if you're near "Sally's Alley" at March Air Patch, let me know (call the Sim Bldg) and you don't buy! :thumb:

    Steve
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    Never forget the rescue swimmers and the old time red berets of the Air Force. Before 9/11 we used to do a tour with the kids every year at Cherry Point. One year the tour was of the standby rescue helicopter. The command pilot introduced us to his rescue swimmer who had just recieved a decoration for pulling two pilots out of the water off Carolina. This kid was from Chicago and had never even seen the ocean. His first year he swam like a stone and was disqualified. He spent a year at the YMCA learning to swim and tried out again. Made the qualifications and became a rescue swimmer. Dedication, You Bet. Cherry Point used to provide Life Star for all hospitals in eastern North Carolina and I think they still do free of charge.
     

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