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Posted: 6/22/2003 4:21:14 PM EST
Why? I ask because one of our own was killed today by what is thought to be friendly fire. Do we refuel ships there now instead of Aden,Yemen?
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 4:29:13 PM EST
Because there are aq ops being conducted & staged from this AO. Stationed on the horn of Africa - I believe that there is/was an entire Marine TF there. I heard that they got sent to the sandbox shortly after the baloon went up, but it sounds like they are back in the neighborhood. [url]http://www.usmc.mil/marinelink/mcn2000.nsf/main5/FB23E3338D916BDA85256D4C006C47F8?opendocument­[/url] [url]http://www.usmc.mil/marinelink/mcn2000.nsf/main5/5EC9C164297BC8BB85256D4B0039BA5F?opendocument­[/url] This last one has to do w/ 2k USMC en route to Liberia [url]http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20030615-102551-1669r.htm[/url]
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 4:32:26 PM EST
Yes. [url=http://idsnews.com/story.php?id=13718]"Anti-Terrorist Activities"[/url] I dont know about shipping, but here is a overview of [url=http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/camp-lemonier.htm]Camp Lemonier- Former frog compund[/url].
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 6:49:08 PM EST
[b]Did you know we have 2000 troops in Djiboute ,Africa?]/b] Yes, I did!
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 7:01:07 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 7:42:28 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/22/2003 7:43:10 PM EST by Luckystiff]
Yes. My units secretary has a son over there. Their are other things a foot at this camp.
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 8:04:37 PM EST
he he- he said "Djiboute" What do you call someone from Djiboute?? Djibouteian?? Djibouteite?- if it's possible, that sounds funnyer that the original.
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 8:06:14 PM EST
sheik djibouti
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 8:38:11 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/22/2003 8:54:45 PM EST by raven]
The Frogs garrison a Foreign Legion regiment there permanently, and rotate a few brigades in and out in Djibouti. That, and foreign aid handouts from France, is basically all that supports that godforsaken country. Imagine if you were assigned to the permanent regiment. Five years in Djibouti, and no escape.
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 8:41:29 PM EST
But did you know that there is a lake Assal deep in the heart of djibute? Someone told me that the dingleberrys grow thick there. Would you know it if I was parking a bus in Djibute? I bet you would know if I was eating a ham and cheese sandwich in Djibute!
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 8:56:26 PM EST
"GOD ALREADY LEFT AFRICA!" As stated before, Africa is the asshole of the world! Pave it!
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 9:00:59 PM EST
Djibouti - Is the former "French Territory of the Afars & Issas. French had one side of the mouth of the Red Sea mouth and the Brits the other. Used to keep one of their carrier battle groups there, and for a long time the only "Allied" Carrier Battle Group in the IO was the French. Much friendlier to the US than the other side.
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 9:06:06 PM EST
Originally Posted By JackBurton: "GOD ALREADY LEFT AFRICA!" As stated before, Africa is the asshole of the world! Pave it!
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That's a little harsh. Afrika is like California.
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 9:50:34 PM EST
Yeah you easterners in Baja Oklahoma need something to look up to.
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 10:05:16 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/22/2003 10:05:43 PM EST by sniper1az]
You know that I'm really starting to get tired of sending my familiy's Kids to every shithole on this planet. Seems to me it's time to get rid of these festering hellholes rather than try to defend or liberate them. Nuke these fucking shitholes!
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 10:06:21 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 10:25:15 PM EST
Shh it's Texas. Don't tell them, see how long it takes to figure out. Nuke the shitholes? Clearly this guy never went to Olongapo.
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 10:30:27 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 10:59:21 PM EST
Originally Posted By sniper1az: You know that I'm really starting to get tired of sending my familiy's Kids to every shithole on this planet. Seems to me it's time to get rid of these festering hellholes rather than try to defend or liberate them. Nuke these fucking shitholes!
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You must be a reporter since you dont let the facts get in the way of the story....[b]We are neither defending or liberating them...[/b] If you read my link from earlier in this thread, we wanted a post there to use to launch intel into across the Red Sea....
Link Posted: 6/23/2003 7:15:00 AM EST
Don't tell anyone but we apparently also have troops in Eritrea. You know how close that is to Mecca? [:)] GunLvr
Link Posted: 6/23/2003 7:30:40 AM EST
Originally Posted By JackBurton: "GOD ALREADY LEFT AFRICA!" As stated before, Africa is the asshole of the world! Pave it!
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No, [b]Drill it!![/b] That's where the next big oil fields are gonna be, and so are we!! [:D]
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