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4/25/2017 7:42:44 PM
Posted: 5/30/2001 10:23:23 PM EDT
HR 1770 IH 107th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1770 To prohibit the purchasing, issuing, or wearing of berets as standard Army headgear (other than for certain specialized units) until the Secretary of the Army certifies to Congress that the Army ammunition shortfall has been eliminated. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 9, 2001 Mr. BARTLETT of Maryland (for himself, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Paul, Mr. Camp, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Ehrlich, Mr. Everett, Mr. Gilchrest, Mr. Graham, Mr. Hayworth, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Traficant, Mr. Weldon of Flordia, and Mr. Jones of North Carolina) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A BILL To prohibit the purchasing, issuing, or wearing of berets as standard Army headgear (other than for certain specialized units) until the Secretary of the Army certifies to Congress that the Army ammunition shortfall has been eliminated. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. LIMITATIONS ON PURCHASE, ISSUE, AND WEARING OF BERETS. (a) LIMITATIONS- Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), the Secretary of the Army may not-- (1) enter into a contract for the purchase of any berets for issue as Army headgear; (2) authorize or require the wear of a beret as standard Army headgear; or (3) issue a beret for use as standard Army headgear. (b) TERMINATION OF LIMITATION UPON CERTIFICATION THAT AMMUNITION SHORTFALL HAS BEEN ELIMINATED- The limitations in subsection (a) shall cease to apply upon the submission by the Secretary of the Army to Congress of a certification that, as of the date of the submission of the certification, any shortfall of stores of Army ammunition has been eliminated. (c) EXCEPTION FOR SPECIALIZED UNITS- The limitations in subsection (a) shall not apply with respect to a beret to be worn by members of the Army assigned to, or serving with, specialized units for which, as determined by the Secretary, the wear of a beret or other distinctive headgear is customary and for which the wear of a distinctive beret is specifically authorized by the Secretary.
Link Posted: 5/30/2001 10:26:36 PM EDT
Good for them!
Link Posted: 5/30/2001 10:39:49 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/30/2001 10:37:47 PM EDT by prk]
My amendment: DO For I=1 to 99 10 Shinseki's head shaved 20 Black chinese beret shoved up ass 30 His fat ass alternately kicked & towed through Ranger obstacle course to point of delirium & unconsciousness 40 No MRE's (eat hat) 50 I=I+1 **When medically released, continue from top ENDDO [red][size=4]PRK
Link Posted: 5/30/2001 10:44:02 PM EDT
why not just eliminate the whole Beret thing completely? and quit with the your shit belongs to us backwards china stuff, that is so old now, so lame, and so juvenile
Link Posted: 5/30/2001 11:55:10 PM EDT
WHAT!? They wanna give those guys bullets?! Somebody's gonna get hurt, or worse yet,somebody's feeelins is gonna git hurt cuz they dont got a new beret. Esprit d'cors indeed! Maybe the SF and Ranger units can get different colored ammo.
Link Posted: 5/31/2001 1:07:22 AM EDT
Originally Posted By prk: 30 His fat ass alternately kicked & towed through Ranger obstacle course to point of delirium & unconsciousness ENDDO [red][size=4]PRK
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Yes I to would like to see him get his ass put through The Darby Queen a few times. Such dumb asses should have to pay for stupid mistakes. As for the congress men[beer]
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