Originally Posted by mtdew
Amen. On the subject of the jump fiasco a friend of mine that I was serving with, his brother suffered an injury on that jump. Somehow got his leg rammed up into his torso several inches. They were able to fix him up, and today u wouldnt know he was even hurt at all. We were thinking of transfering to an airborne unit till that happened. On the subject of alice packs I'm gonna try your mod. I went to the "off limits" pawn shop outside of Ft. Polk and bought a large alice and frame and some stuff to replace some issue items that some dirtbag stole. Gave the pack to a sniper buddy of mine when I left.
I loved that place. After basic at Ft. Dix N.J.. One week too say good bye too Mom, then get on a DC-3 I think it was?
About 30 of us. Military pilot says, as we approach the border of Louisiana.
"Hey you A holes want too have some fun?"
"Yeah sure. Trips been a little boring."
This friggen crazy mother frigger puts the plane in a dive. Starts scraping the belly of the plane on swamp cabbage.
"Here. Lets get a closer look."
WTF over. AHhhhhaHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. 30 of us screaming like little girls.
Holy mother of God. Were gonna die. My buddy, too this day, swears the guy had a bottle of whiskey in his hand.
The idot must have just got home from two tours with Air America.
Beautiful place Ft. Polk.
If I was in the Military and they told me I was too be stationed there.
I would jump out of a plane with no parachute.