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Posted: 4/16/2001 5:27:09 AM EST
I got stopped by a Texas State Trooper yesterday, and he had me dead to rights for about 15 over the limit. Turns out though, that this Trooper was a Jarhead himself in a former life, and he noticed my Eagle, Globe and Anchor sticker. We exchanged secret handshakes and he wished me a safe trip.

It's good to be the Jarhead.

Semper Fidelis
Jarhead out.
Link Posted: 4/16/2001 7:19:13 AM EST
[#1]
I have had the same experience.  (I also have a Bushmaster sticker and an EMT symbol for good measure.)
Link Posted: 4/16/2001 7:32:14 AM EST
[#2]
Same things happened to me. The cop just came up to my window and said "Slow it down, Devil Dog."
Link Posted: 4/16/2001 8:19:39 AM EST
[#3]
Didn't work for my brother.  He was a Navy corpsman on his way back from weekend drill with a USMC unit.  He got the ticket.
Link Posted: 4/16/2001 8:28:29 AM EST
[#4]
Link Posted: 4/16/2001 11:38:31 AM EST
[#5]
Ticket a Corpsman?

If I'm not mistakin, thats close to taking a piss on jesus' grave, you DON'T DO IT!
Link Posted: 4/16/2001 11:46:49 AM EST
[#6]
One of these days a cop'll cut me some slack when he/she sees my pink triangle sticker [<]:)]
Link Posted: 4/16/2001 11:55:28 AM EST
[#7]
If I remember the story correctly the cop was Army National Guard. He looked at his BDUs asked if he was drilling that weekend.  My brother explained that he was a corpsman at a reserve unit in Springfield, Mo. He started BSing with the guy.  He said the cop was friendly he just never stopped writting the ticket.

Link Posted: 4/16/2001 12:00:44 PM EST
[#8]
I was doing 75 in a 55mph zone driving to my reserve station and a state trooper came along aside me, probably saw me in uniform or saw the USMC sticker on my rear window, looked at me for a second while I thought, 'oh no, I'm busted', then the state trooper sped up and continued past me.

Whew!!
Link Posted: 4/16/2001 12:18:16 PM EST
[#9]
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