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When you’re wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains,
And the women come out to cut up what remains,
Just roll to your rifle and blow out your brains,
And go to your God like a soldier.
It is the shield of my current military assignment....unfortunately, our forward location was destroyed by a Decepticon......
USAF: Loving Our Obscene Amenities Since 1947
Mine is just a cute muppet because I didn't want to go with the cliche, "tough guy" avatar pic. The cross serves as a reminder of what the man did on that cross for me (and you too).
It is surely true that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make them drink. Nor can you make them grateful for your efforts.
I will support gun control when you can guarantee all guns are removed from this planet. That includes military and law enforcement. When you can accomplish that, then I will be the last person to lay down my gun. Then I will carry the weapon that replaces the gun.
He's the Man!
(im a little cheesed off at him right now but history will judge him kinder)
It goes with the name
funny how many former Rangers, SF, recon, Fighter pilots etc etc.. I have ran into but hardly anyone that says they were anything else.
Me I was an 88mike that's a truck driver for those who don't know. One of the proudest days of my life was when I finished AIT and got to pin that crest on.
“The will to survive is not as important as the will to prevail... the answer to criminal aggression is retaliation.” Jeff Cooper
Mine is a self portrait.
"The dark side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities some consider to be unnatural. "
Best words of wisdom from my Master Emperor Palpatine
Army career counselor badge, because I'm an Army Reserve career counselor.
"and suddenly I can not hold back my sword hand's anger"
Should be no explanation needed? Not everday is nice but it's still better on a scooter.
Years of falling out of planes, one time it really mattered.
Fortuna Infortuna Forti Una
(Fortune or Misfortune is all the same to a man of stout heart)
mine is just a snippet of a really perfect day.
"Let me control the textbooks, and I will control the state." - Adolf Hitler
Another member of the family. He likes to play big brother when my nieces are here.
Give me my guns and my right to keep and bear arms, and they can keep their change.
Back in the mid '90s, when I had long hair, people used to tease me that I looked like Ace Ventura when I got off my Fat Boy. Then I got a Roadking and a flat top, and I'll be danged if Jim Carey didn't do Me Myself and Irene. The avatar is a clip of him eating bugs on his Harley.
I'm not a lawyer or a LEO, just a pantload with a computer.
My son, Gus. When the photo was taken, he was about as long as a pen. Now he's 30+ pounds. He is my buddy.