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Posted: 8/7/2005 1:51:28 PM EDT

US soldiers on patrol in Afghanistan. Eight suspected Taliban militants were killed and three captured as Afghan and US-led troops raided their hideouts in southeastern Afghanistan(AFP/File/Shah Marai)


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SAQLIWIYAH, IRAQ - AUGUST 7: U.S. Marine Lance Cpls. Michael Brown (L) and Gerson Duran of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines keep watch from guard post on the roof of the police station August 7, 2005 in Saqliwiyah, Iraq. The Marines and former police officer advisors from the U.S. have been working to re-establish a police department in the town, but morale on the force is low and the patrolmen, who have not been paid in over six months, often don't show up for duty. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)


U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Shawn M. Gallagher, a military dog handler attached to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, and Youry, a four-year-old Belgium Malinois, stand guard during a mission in Ramadi, 100 km (62 miles) west of Baghdad in this military handout photo taken July 25 and released August 6, 2005. REUTERS/USMC/Cpl. Tom Sloan/Handout


A US soldiers secure the entrance to a tunnel where a roadside bomb exploded as a US convoy was passing in central Baghdad. US President George W. Bush took a political beating this weekend after a second opinion poll, taken after a spike in US casualties in Iraq, showed a sharp drop in public support for his Iraq policy(AFP/File/Karim Sahib)


A British soldier and an Iraq policeman exchange information at the area of a burned British military vehicle from a roadside bomb explosion, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, on the outskirts of Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq. A roadside bomb exploded Saturday near a British military convoy north of Basra, wounding one British soldier, British and Iraqi authorities said. Southern Iraq, where some 8,500 British troops are deployed, has been mostly calm since a U.S. and British forces occupied Iraq more than two years ago, but Saturday's attack was the third in the last three weeks. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)


Italian soldiers patrol the town of Nassiriya in July 2004. British and other coalition troops will be withdrawn from Iraq's relatively quiet southern provinces when Iraqi security forces are capable of assuming control, a British general said.(AFP/File/Said Khan)


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SAQLIWIYAH, IRAQ - AUGUST 6: Soldiers from the Iraqi Ground Forces Command clean their weapons before being allowed to go on leave August 6, 2005 in Saqliwiyah, Iraq. Because they are paid in cash and there is no banking system available the soldiers are allowed frequent leaves to take money home to their families. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)


Iraqi soldiers and U.S. Marines conduct a patrol in the town of Hit, in Iraq's Al Anbar province, 170 km (105 miles) west of Baghdad in this military handout photo taken July 22 and released August 6, 2005. Hit is located about 30 miles (50 km) from the town of Haditha, where the U.S. military said a U.S.-Iraqi force of some 1,000 troops battled insurgents on Friday and 14 American Marines were killed by a roadside bomb earlier this week. REUTERS/USMC/Corporal Ken Melton/Handout


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KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT: A member of Kuwaiti security forces guards pipes marking the Kuwaiti-Iraqi border, north of Kuwait City 6 August 2005. Iraqi MP Khaled al-Attiah is leading a delegation to Kuwait for talks with officials, following charges that Kuwait repeatedly violated the two countries southern border. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)


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KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT: Kuwaiti security froces guard pipes marking the Kuwaiti-Iraqi border, north of Kuwait City 6 August 2005. Iraqi MP Khaled al-Attiah is leading a delegation to Kuwait for talks with officials, following charges that Kuwait repeatedly violated the two countries southern border. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)


A Israeli soldier secures the Reim checkpoint leading to the Gush Katif settlements. The Israeli cabinet approved the evacuation of a first batch of three Gaza Strip settlements despite the shock resignation of Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the landmark pullout.(AFP/Nicolas Asfouri)


An Israeli soldier aims his rifle at Palestinian territory during a Jewish settlers' road block in the Gush Katif bloc in the Gaza Strip August 7, 2005. Israeli Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resigned in protest on Sunday as the cabinet approved the first phase of evacuations from settlements in the occupied Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevi


Israeli army soldier argues with Jewish settlers youth during a confrontation between troops and settlers in the Kissufim road, at the entrance of the Jewish settlement of Kfar Darom, within the Gush Katif bloc of settlements, in the southern Gaza Strip Sunday Aug. 7, 2005. A group of around a hundred settlers and supporters tried to prevent the army from removing equipment from the settlement ahead of the planned pullout scheduled for later this month.(AP Phorto/Oded Balilty)


Israeli soldiers take positions outside an abandoned Palestinian house, part of a routine training, on the road leading to the Jewish settlement of Kfar Darom in the Gush Katif block of settlements, Friday Aug. 5,2005. The Israeli government is planning to evacuate all Jewish settlements from the Gaza Strip and four in the northern West Bank by mid-August. (AP Photo/Baz Ratner)


Israeli soldiers point their automatic rifles, part of a routine training, on the road leading to the Jewish settlement of Kfar Darom in the Gush Katif block of settlements, Friday Aug. 5, 2005. The Israeli government is planning to evacuate all Jewish settlements from the Gaza Strip and four in the northern West Bank by mid-August. (AP Photo/Baz Ratner)


An Israeli soldier guards Jewish settlers enjoying the beach in the Jewish settlement of Shirat Hayam, in the southern Gaza Strip, Friday Aug. 5, 2005. The Israeli government is planning to evacuate all Jewish settlements from the Gaza Strip and four in the northern West Bank by mid-August. (AP Photo/Baz Ratner)


Palestinian police officers hold their rifles during a training session in the northern West Bank town of Jenin Sunday Aug. 7, 2005. Palestinian security forces are training to be prepared to ensure a quiet takeover after Israel's upcoming withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and four small settlements in the northern West Bank.(AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)


Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas' security guards walk amid chaotic traffic in front of Abbas' residence upon his arrival in Gaza City. Abbas has repeatedly vowed to restore order in the sometimes lawless Gaza Strip.(AFP/Marco Longari)


A Philippine Marine stand guard as election officers prepare election paraphernalia for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao elections in Sagyaran town, Lanao del Sur province, southern Philippines August 7, 2005. About 1.2 million voters in the southern Philippines are due to choose new political leaders in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao on Monday. BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE REUTERS/Stringer


Philippine soldiers guards the ballot boxes at the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) headquarters in Cotabato city, southern Philippines, August 6, 2005. About 1.2 million voters in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in the troubled southern Philippines are due to choose new political leaders in elections on Monday. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco


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CHENGDU, CHINA - AUGUST 6: (CHINA OUT) Bank security guards march during a drill at a stadium on August 6, 2005 in Chengdu of Sichuan Province, China. Over 400 security guards took part in the drill which is held to improve the ability of security guards to keep order and handle emergencies. The event is also part of the local authorities efforts to alleviate police shortage problem. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)


Bolivian soldiers participate in a military parade in La Paz, Bolivia, August 7, 2005. Thousands of soldiers swore loyalty to the Bolivian flag on the 180th anniversary of the Bolivian army forces. REUTERS/David Mercado


Zapatista leader Subcomandante Marcos (R) attends a meeting between Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) and political organizations in the hamlet of San Rafael in Mexico's state of Chiapas August 6, 2005. Marcos emerged from the jungle for the first time in four years on Saturday to castigate Mexico's political parties as 'shameless scoundrels,' and said he would back none, including the leftist favorite, in the presidential election. Picture taken August 6, 2005. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar


Members of Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) stand guard near a meeting venue, where Zapatista leader Subcommander Marcos is meeting with political organisations, in the hamlet of San Rafael in Mexico's state of Chiapas August 6, 2005. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar


Armed police walk past 10 Downing Street, the official residence of Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair, in London. Police brought their first substantial charges over last month's London terror attacks this weekend, as another suspect was deported to Britain from Zambia exactly a month after the first deadly blasts.(AFP/File/John D McHugh)

Link Posted: 8/7/2005 1:53:14 PM EDT
Nice doggy!

Link Posted: 8/7/2005 1:54:26 PM EDT
Great pics as always, Lumpy. Thanks!
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 1:57:16 PM EDT
Damn good set of pics Lumpy.
BTW, how long does it take you to find all these and get them posted up?
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 1:57:33 PM EDT
Never seen someone clean an AK before!


Thanks Lumpy
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 2:13:03 PM EDT
thanks again man.
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 4:18:00 PM EDT
A+
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 4:21:02 PM EDT
Thanks Lumpy!
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 4:30:51 PM EDT

Originally Posted By 50cal:
Damn good set of pics Lumpy.
BTW, how long does it take you to find all these and get them posted up?




About 20-30 mins.
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 4:40:10 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/7/2005 4:40:59 PM EDT by Thekatar]


Nice Kalashnikov.
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 4:43:20 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/7/2005 4:48:08 PM EDT by Sub-MOA]

Originally Posted By ARDunstan:
Nice doggy!



Dogy is hungry...

Link Posted: 8/7/2005 4:55:53 PM EDT
Great photos, Lumpy!

HH
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 4:59:57 PM EDT
Awesome pics as always Lumpy, thank you.
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 5:21:34 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 5:28:50 PM EDT
No one noticed the Israeli SR25s and what appears to be an Orlite 20 rounder (or at least cut down) mag in the M16A1?
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 5:34:05 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 6:26:01 PM EDT
Yeah, man, a cut down Orlite. the Filipinos always have weird mags, though. You seen the ones that look like three 30 rounders grafted together? Wild stuff.
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 6:32:12 PM EDT
Great Pics Again Lumpy!!!!!!


Thanks!
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 6:35:01 PM EDT
thanks again Lumpy
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 6:44:36 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 6:50:24 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Mbsk01:
[Deep voice] Here they come, there they go, they're Galils on parade[/Deep voice]

Think Dumbo.

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What'll I do?

What'll I do?

What an unusual view!

BOOM!

Link Posted: 8/7/2005 7:02:57 PM EDT
Chinese bank guards on parade, holding and drilling with 870's with folding stocks.

Certainly Norinco copies of the Remington design...but my, that's odd.

Thoughts?
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 7:12:51 PM EDT
An army of bank security guards
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 8:29:54 PM EDT
Late night BTT.
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 8:32:59 PM EDT
Thanks Lumpy!
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 8:38:09 PM EDT
Thanks for the pics.
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 8:41:54 PM EDT
Thanks again, sir.
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 8:44:22 PM EDT
thanks lumpy
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 8:44:36 PM EDT

CHENGDU, CHINA - AUGUST 6: (CHINA OUT) Bank security guards march during a drill at a stadium on August 6, 2005 in Chengdu of Sichuan Province, China. Over 400 security guards took part in the drill which is held to improve the ability of security guards to keep order and handle emergencies. The event is also part of the local authorities efforts to alleviate police shortage problem. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

Anybody know what model scatter gun that is?
And how dose marching in formation help you handel an emergancy? ( I hated dog and pony shows when I was in)
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 8:54:24 PM EDT
Great pics
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 8:56:30 PM EDT
Good set!
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 8:59:03 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 9:57:47 PM EDT
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SWEET. Thanks again Lumpy.

by the way, arent the chinese shotguns norinco 98s?
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 10:02:03 PM EDT

Originally Posted By steve-oh:
SWEET. Thanks again Lumpy.

by the way, arent the chinese shotguns norinco 98s?


Is it the 870 copy?
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 10:05:13 PM EDT
great pics! thanks!
Link Posted: 8/7/2005 10:07:32 PM EDT

Originally Posted By BulletBait:

Originally Posted By steve-oh:
SWEET. Thanks again Lumpy.

by the way, arent the chinese shotguns norinco 98s?


Is it the 870 copy?



I know that the chinese army uses norinco 98s, I know that those shotguns are being held by chinese guys, and they look like remington 870s. So I would guess, yes. But I dunno for sure.
Link Posted: 8/8/2005 4:07:09 AM EDT
Thanks!
Link Posted: 8/8/2005 4:11:50 AM EDT

Originally Posted By GhostRing:
Never seen someone clean an AK before!


Thanks Lumpy




Yea....how about that!

Thanks Lumpy

bomber
Link Posted: 8/8/2005 4:41:57 AM EDT


Geez, if that dog licked you he'd take half your face off. Look at that tongue!

Link Posted: 8/8/2005 4:52:45 AM EDT
Thanks Lumpy, great pics, Dog looks thirsty!
Link Posted: 8/8/2005 8:46:48 AM EDT

Originally Posted By BulletBait:
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CHENGDU, CHINA - AUGUST 6: (CHINA OUT) Bank security guards march during a drill at a stadium on August 6, 2005 in Chengdu of Sichuan Province, China. Over 400 security guards took part in the drill which is held to improve the ability of security guards to keep order and handle emergencies. The event is also part of the local authorities efforts to alleviate police shortage problem. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

Anybody know what model scatter gun that is?
And how dose marching in formation help you handel an emergancy? ( I hated dog and pony shows when I was in)



I bet the mall ninjas are jealous as hell right now over the bank ninjas.
Link Posted: 8/9/2005 6:11:01 AM EDT

Thanks

Awesome as usual.
Link Posted: 8/9/2005 6:20:46 AM EDT
In that second picture of the Zapatistas . . . does anyone think that the guy closest to the camera has an SKS with a 30 round magazine?
Link Posted: 8/9/2005 6:27:14 AM EDT
Thanks Bro!
Link Posted: 8/9/2005 6:31:57 AM EDT

Originally Posted By 82ndAbn:
THUMP THUMP THUMP THUMP THUMP!

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Nothing like a good old potato gun to flush them out in the open..
Link Posted: 8/9/2005 6:39:23 AM EDT
Thanks lumpy

MORE DOG PIC's, eveybody loves baddogs.
Link Posted: 8/9/2005 6:42:51 AM EDT
Good pics.
Link Posted: 8/9/2005 12:44:30 PM EDT
Thanks
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 11:01:09 AM EDT
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SAQLIWIYAH, IRAQ - AUGUST 7: U.S. Marine Lance Cpls. Michael Brown (L) and Gerson Duran of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines keep watch from guard post on the roof of the police station August 7, 2005 in Saqliwiyah, Iraq. The Marines and former police officer advisors from the U.S. have been working to re-establish a police department in the town, but morale on the force is low and the patrolmen, who have not been paid in over six months, often don't show up for duty. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)



Wow.....6 months!

I would not show up for work, if I wasn't paid for 1 month, let alone 6!!! ......where the hell is the money going?

....that sucks!

Great pictures as usual......I've missed them lately
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 9:42:48 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Roland_O_Gilead:
In that second picture of the Zapatistas . . . does anyone think that the guy closest to the camera has an SKS with a 30 round magazine?



yes, in fact I was surprised to see 2 AKs, almost every pic I've seen of them since the late 90's has been SKSs with 30 round mags.

-mark
Link Posted: 8/15/2005 10:19:58 AM EDT

Originally Posted By brasspile:
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Why doesn't the US put up a border & guard like that along the south end?



They are trying to get something started

www.culberson.house.gov/news.aspx?A=171
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