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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 12/24/2005 9:38:44 PM EST
I saw this on the front page of the news paper today, look closely, the marine has his carry handle mounted on the right side of his 4 rail HGs, while the ACOG is on the receiver.

Link Posted: 12/24/2005 9:53:16 PM EST
That man is hardcore. I believe that he is reinlisting while in combat.

God bless our fighting men, regardless of where they store their Carry Handle.
Link Posted: 12/24/2005 10:01:10 PM EST
Yes he is. Staff Sgt. Dennis Nash, he's from a town near me, he joined in '93, he earned the Bronze Star for his actions on 9 November 2004, in operation "Phantom Fury" in Fallujah.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 4:17:35 AM EST
there have been many of lumpy's post with pics showing the carry handle on the bottom rail.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 4:34:45 AM EST
very interesting
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 4:44:53 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 4:55:53 AM EST
It's just someplace to put the carry handle so it doesn't get lost.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 5:01:48 AM EST
Pretty much standard data, been done for years.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 5:20:18 AM EST
re-enlisting while your buddies secure the perimeter! God blessed America with fighting men like that!!!!!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 5:51:48 AM EST
That's not a new place to stow.........it's the original place to stow.

AIRBORNE!
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 9:01:36 AM EST
OK, sorry! I didn't know, I'd never seen that before.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 10:00:28 AM EST
You all have it wrong. That is for Gangsta style shooting duh.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 10:34:50 AM EST

Originally Posted By Big-Will:
You all have it wrong. That is for Gangsta style shooting duh.



Actually.................I've seen a rig with a swiveling butt-stock and a tri-rail upper, it had differant scopes/sights/optics on each of three sides, they claimed it was for shooting at differant ranges, just turn the weapon and use the apropriet optic.
Link Posted: 12/26/2005 5:42:33 AM EST
Not new. Many units have had it as SOP for some time.
Link Posted: 12/26/2005 5:49:40 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/26/2005 5:50:36 AM EST by GHPorter]
I hate to inject anything like a cynical point here, but reenlisting in a combat zone guarantees that any bonuses are tax free, whether they're paid in a lump sum at the time of reenlisting or over several years. This looka a lot like a staged photo-op. Not that I think that's all the guy in the photo is thinking about, but it has to be somewhere in his thinking. I just hope he stays safe and gets home to enjoy the money.

And I've seen people keep their handles/BUISs/etc. on unused rails for a while now. It makes sense.
Link Posted: 12/26/2005 11:31:18 AM EST

Originally Posted By GHPorter:
I hate to inject anything like a cynical point here, but reenlisting in a combat zone guarantees that any bonuses are tax free, whether they're paid in a lump sum at the time of reenlisting or over several years. This looka a lot like a staged photo-op. Not that I think that's all the guy in the photo is thinking about, but it has to be somewhere in his thinking. I just hope he stays safe and gets home to enjoy the money.

And I've seen people keep their handles/BUISs/etc. on unused rails for a while now. It makes sense.



Very true, but I don't believe an 0369 MOS Marine will get either a 0.0, .5 or 1.5 (meaning almost no bonus) this year.
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