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Post 4b

Kajaki, Afghanistan

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BOOT!

Penney, Coke and a Smile

Ramadi chow break!

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Geared up for patrol in Kajaki

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Old Russian artillery, remains of another long-fought war.

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Kajaki gangster! These guys would triumphantly roll into battle on mopeds…..that shit’s crazy!

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Pablo waiting to slay bodies with a MK-19

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Geared up in front of the Kajaki Dam. That’s a weapon of mass destruction on two legs.

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Training the Afghans how to shoot was easy after I told them my grandfather taught me. It earned me the title, “Topak Mahalem”….the rifle wise-man. hahahahaha

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Qual day with the Afghans is less terrifying than it is with lieutenants!

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Smores out’ve an ammo can. Thanks for the chocolate Mom!

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Slept in full kit waiting for a fight that never came…..GOD DAMN IT!

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Fresh off patrol, I sprint to the armory to check out the latest recovered enemy weaponry. Among the stock was this old PKM with spades.

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I once had a DSHK that was this BIG!!!

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Patrol pups hooooooo! I can’t remember if this is Starsky or Hutch…

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The deployment stache is in full affect!

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Patrolling the vill with a rocket strapped to my back and warthogs at 10,000 feet. Safety isn’t in numbers, it’s who’s carrying the bigger stick that really matters.

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Special Application Scoped Rifle courtesy of the BC,,,,,much obliged sir!

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Over-watch with the SASR….. who needs viagra?!?!

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Guns up!!! These 777 Howitzers were parked right outside our back door and they are loud!. Excal charges could hit Sangin from here! Suck it!

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Semper Fidelis to our beloved Corps! No shame in this game, I am a PROUD US Marine.