MIL This sucks

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  1. darnit

    darnit New Member

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    So I get told last thursday that my name was on the top of the list for an upcoming IA to Iraq. Of course it's all tentative..they say this has a 95% chance. and "your going".
    So I ask when do I leave.."as early as the 5th".
    ok, I can rush this, but I can deal with it, just give me my orders.. I can work wonders with orders in my hands.. still no orders and today is the 30th...
    No idea exactly when I leave, no idea what my itinerary is,no clue if this is really going to happen.. theres about 17 plus of us in this wonderful limbo...
    ... here comes the grumpy old man in me...
    " After 18 and 1/2 years of being in, I have never seen such a Charlie Foxtrot of a Boondongle in my life"...

    Walmart needs to thank the Navy for making me drop $150 bones for a IA to who knows where and who knows when.:squint:
     
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    MrRyan Gary Johnson 2016 OT Supporter

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    What did you buy in Walmart?
     
  3. IEDJunky

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    When deploying to Iraq, you should shop at this store....

    A) Bed, Bath & Beyond
    B) Target
    C) Walmart
    D) None of the Above
     
  4. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    I looked in the phone book and could not find a None of the Above store anywhere :dunno:
     
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    someonenew He's Dangerous

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    they aren't everywhere, but if you find one the deals are absolutely astronomical:eek3:
     
  6. darnit

    darnit New Member

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    Fixed.
    Answer E.

    What did I buy, all the wonderful things that they dont seem to issue you, bug wipes, baby wipes,hand cleaner,good flash light, non goverment batteries (that actually have a charge), etc.
     
  7. IEDJunky

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    You just listed most of the crap that comes in every care package shipped into theater....we had enough to damn near fill half a quadcon and never even put a dent in it. And if your buying a "good" flashlight at Walmart, your only night ops are walking to a porta-john..........
     
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    So I guess my crank-it-up flashlight is good enough? :x:
     
  9. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    Your neighbors may complain you don't work much.
     
  10. darnit

    darnit New Member

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    I hope thats it.. I'm going to a line company.
    IM used to going to the field with only what you bring.
     

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