Be Grateful You’re an American!
The following is from an MP in Iraq. Minor spelling and syntax changes were made to the original.
Oh, funny story for you and for you to share…the other day (we work nights so we were just waking up) we heard this BOOM….which well here is not unusual. It sounded close but we knew everyone here was in the wire. We found out later that 2 insurgents blew themselves up….get this…you ready… PRACTICING with their Suicide Vehicle Borne IED (SVBIED) !!!!!!!!! Is that not FUCKING funny!!!!! That happened across the street. That’s the 3rd guy since we have been here that blew himself UP.
ANYWAY thank you so much for all the support, it sux here..and we (soldiers) could bitch all day long, but we wouldn’t have it any other WAY. FIGHT them here not home!!!
OHH one last thing…please tell everyone the Iraqi people are not bad, evil, or whatever. They just want to live. Insurgents thrive because the Iraqi people as a whole abide by the rules. They don’t have weapons, and when the insurgents come into the village, villagers will tell us but because of bureaucracy nothing happens. Well the insurgents find out and kill them. The rest of the villagers are scared and we get hit!!! WE COULD EASILY WIN THIS IF THEY LET THE ENLISTED TAKE OVER……I AM NOT SORRY FOR SAYING THIS ….OFFICERS…..DO NOT KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING!!!!!!!!!
I just love a good self-inflicted splodytard story. And a 2-fer to boot!
I can’t really comment on X’s beef with his command. He has never said anything beyond “they don’t know what they’re doing!” which I’m sure is a very common sentiment anywhere you look. It does show that he believes in his mission, he believes in the Iraqi people’s desire and ability to live in peace, and he believes in the capabilities of his buddies.
I believe in YOU, my friend! HOOAH!
It links to the Photo Gallery of the Multi-National Forces – Iraq web site (you know, the one Trevor built?). There are soooooo many cool images in these collections and hardly anyone has seen them. Check out the appallingly low “views” then see if we can bump those numbers by getting more people to check the pics out.
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Support n. To act in a secondary or subordinate role to (a leading performer).
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Tribes. "I am not a wolf. I have never harmed a person in my life. But I am not a sheep, either. I know these forces are out there, and wishing it were not so will not only not make them go away – it will rob me of my chance to kick their ass when they show up."
— Bill Whittle
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