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Posted: 9/21/2005 5:30:07 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/21/2005 5:30:50 PM EDT by Lumpy196]

Afghan police provide security as a U.S. soldier reports an explosion in a street in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday Sept. 21, 2005. An explosion went off in a roadside ditch and caused no injuries or damage. (AP Photo/Tomas Munita)


A soldier stands guard in front of destroyed house following a gun battle in Baghdad’s al-Mansur neighborhood on Wednesday. Ali Al-Saadi / Agence France-Presse Getty Images


US soldiers leave the area backdropped by a burned house used by suspected insurgents following a fire fight that involved Iraqi army and US army support in Baghdad Wednesday Sept. 21 2005. Iraqi forces fought with suspected insurgents based in several homes near the United Arab Emirates Embassy in the Mansour neighborhood on Wednesday, and two policemen, one soldier and five insurgents were killed, said army Brig. Abdeljalil Khalaf. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)


A soldier (background) and Iraqi soldiers take positions following a gun battle in Baghdad’s al-Mansur neighborhood on Wednesday. Ali Al-Saadi / Agence France-Presse Getty Images


An Iraqi soldier takes position as firefighters extinguish a blaze at a destroyed house following a gun battle in Baghdad’s al-Mansur neighborhood on Wednesday. Ali Al-Saadi / Agence France-Presse Getty Images


Iraqi soldiers point their weapons inside a burned house used by used by suspected insurgents following a firefight that also involved US army support in Baghdad Wednesday Sept. 21 2005. Iraqi forces fought with suspected insurgents based in several homes near the United Arab Emirates Embassy in the Mansour neighborhood on Wednesday, and two policemen, one soldier and five insurgents were killed, said army Brig. Abdeljalil Khalaf. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)


An Iraqi policeman stands guard outside a burned house used by suspected insurgents following a firefight that involved US army support and Iraqi army in Baghdad, Iraq Wednesday Sept. 21, 2005. Iraqi forces fought with suspected insurgents based in several homes near the United Arab Emirates Embassy in the Mansour neighborhood on Wednesday, and two policemen, one soldier and five insurgents were killed, said army Brig. Abdeljalil Khalaf. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)


An Iraqi soldier takes position in front of a house during a gunbattle in al-Mansur neighborhood of western Baghdad. Eight men died in the gunbattle in Baghdad when Iraqi security forces stumbled on a rebel safe-house, sparking off a major security operation, officials said.(AFP/Ali al-Saadi)


An Iraqi soldier and policemen watch a demonstration against a British raid which freed two undercover soldiers in the southern city of Basra September 21, 2005. (Atef Hassan/Reuters)


An Iraqi policeman raises his pistol during a demonstration against a British raid in the southern Iraqi city of Basra September 21, 2005. (Atef Hassan/Reuters)


Thai Marines man a checkpoint near Bacho, Thailand, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005. Two Thai Marines were beaten and stabbed to death after being taken hostage following a shooting incident in the Muslim village of Tanyonglimo, Thailand, Wednesday near the border with Malaysia. Violence continues to plague the region. Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra ordered an investigation and demanded the killers of the two Marines be brought to justice. (AP Photo/David Longstreath)


Members of the Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) stand guard near the Malacanang presdidential palace in Manila. The Philippines government has ordered police to break up illegal street protests ahead of a planned major rally against President Gloria Arroyo(AFP/Joel Nito)


Members of Bolivian drug police patrol during a raid near the Monte Sinai district of the Chapare Province in the Bolivian Amazon August 18, 2005. After their latest victory in convincing the Bolivian government to legalize for each farmer a small plot of coca for personal consumption, the region's coca growers have begun to collaborate more and more with the authorities in the eradication of the illegal excess coca. (David Mercado/Reuters)


An agent of the Puerto Rican National Police, Narcotics Division, begins to remove newly-captured evidence-money, guns, drugs, from a table where it had been displayed, at a police station, in the early hours of the morning, in Vega Baja, about 50 miles outside of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005. Having been surveiled for months, dozens of drug dealers, sellers, and runners were arrested in a largescale operation around Puerto Rico overnight, said police authorities. As a U.S. Territory, Puerto Rico is a major port of entry for drugs entering the United States proper. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)


Neighbors observe a military operation in Guatemala City, Wednesday, Sept 21, 2005. Guatemalan police seized a cache of weapons and arrested 17 people Wednesday, diverting what they believe was to be a revenge attack by one gang against another for an assault two days ago that left 12 inmates dead. (Ap Photo/Moises Castillo)


Two military officers rest during an operation in Guatemala City, Wednesday, Sept 21, 2005. Guatemalan police seized a cache of weapons and arrested 17 people Wednesday, diverting what they believe was to be a revenge attack by one gang against another for an assault two days ago that left 12 inmates dead. Grafitti reads 'To the Morgue.' (Ap Photo/Rodrigo Abd)


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Easier to do the Getty Images on their own since Im lazy today


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BAGHDAD, Iraq: US marines walk out of a destroyed house following a gunbattle in al-Mansur neighbourhood of western Baghdad 21 September 2005. Eight men died in the gunbattle in Baghdad when Iraqi security forces stumbled on the rebel safe-house, sparking off a major security operation, officials said. The gunfight erupted after a man, who had allegedly been held prisoner at the house, pinpointed it to police. AFP PHOTO/ALI AL-SAADI (Photo credit should read ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)


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BAGHDAD, IRAQ - SEPTEMBER 21: An Iraqi security guard is seen near the United Arab Emirates embassy in Baghdad where a gun battle erupts between U.S/Iraqi forces and insurgents on September 21, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq. A gun battle erupted between U.S/Iraqi forces and insurgents in Baghdad's al-Mansur district. Eight men died in the clashes when Iraqi security forces stumbled on a rebel safe-house. (Photo by Akram Saleh/Getty Images)


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TANYONG LIMO, THAILAND: Thai soldiers prepare to enter into a village following the recovery of two dead soldiers in Tanyong Limo village, in Thailand's disturbed southern Narathiwat province, 21 September 2005. Two Thai soldiers who had been held hostage in a mosque in southern Thailand were beaten to death 18 hours after they were seized, an army officer said. Military officials identified them as Sub-Lieutenant Vinai Nabut and Petty Officer Khamthon Thongeiat. AFP PHOTO/ Saeed KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)


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TANYONG LIMO, THAILAND: Thai soldiers wait to recover the two dead bodies of their collegues who were killed after being bound and tortured, in Tanyong Limo village in Thailand's disturbed southern Narathiwat province, 21 September 2005. Two Thai soldiers who had been held hostage in a mosque in southern Thailand were beaten to death 18 hours after they were seized, an army officer said. Military officials identified them as Sub-Lieutenant Vinai Nabut and Petty Officer Khamthon Thongeiat. AFP PHOTO/ Saeed KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)


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MIXCO, GUATEMALA: Members of the gang "Mara 18" are transported in a van after their arrest during a joint operation by the National Civil Police and the Army in the Guatemalan district of Mixco, south of the capital, 21 September 2005. At least 17 inmates were killed between Monday and Tuesday in a battle between two rival gangs inside a juvenile prison east of Guatemala City when members of the Mara Salvatrucha gang attacked members of the rival M-18 gang with firearms inside the State One and Two juvenile prison. Battles between these two gangs have become a major concern in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, where police have not been able to control the violence. AFP PHOTO/Orlando SIERRA (Photo credit should read ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)


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MIXCO, GUATEMALA: Members of the gang "Mara 18" are escorted after their arrest during a joint operation by the National Civil Police and the Army in the Guatemalan district of Mixco, south of the capital, 21 September 2005, where two women were also arrested and large-bore arms were seized. At least 17 inmates were killed between Monday and Tuesday in a battle between two rival gangs inside a juvenile prison east of Guatemala City when members of the Mara Salvatrucha gang attacked members of the rival M-18 gang with firearms inside the State One and Two juvenile prison. Battles between these two gangs have become a major concern in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, where police have not been able to control the violence. AFP PHOTO/Orlando SIERRA (Photo credit should read ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:31:41 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/21/2005 5:32:12 PM EDT by FieroLoki]
Awesome as always Lumpy.

Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:32:44 PM EDT
Nice.....what is that a 3rd gen G19 that one guy is holding?....
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:33:48 PM EDT
I'm not sure, is the the first set with all the Iraqis displaying good trigger discipline?
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:35:04 PM EDT

Originally Posted By SmilingBandit:
I'm not sure, is the the first set with all the Iraqis displaying good trigger discipline?



Yup......
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:35:24 PM EDT
Thanks Lumpy!

Yeah, new G19s were what we bought for the Iraqi police force.


The single best indicator of progress in Iraq: trigger discipline on the police and army.
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:35:38 PM EDT
Im seeing that alot more with fingers off the triggers..
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:35:55 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Jasba:
Nice.....what is that a 3rd gen G19 that one guy is holding?....




Thats what they're issued.
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:36:00 PM EDT
Great post Lump.

The guy from Guatemala (with the face tats) would look right at home in Silence-of-the-Lambs.
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:41:11 PM EDT

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BAGHDAD, Iraq: US marines walk out of a destroyed house following a gunbattle in al-Mansur neighbourhood of western Baghdad 21 September 2005. Eight men died in the gunbattle in Baghdad when Iraqi security forces stumbled on the rebel safe-house, sparking off a major security operation, officials said. The gunfight erupted after a man, who had allegedly been held prisoner at the house, pinpointed it to police. AFP PHOTO/ALI AL-SAADI (Photo credit should read ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)



Those aren't Marine uniforms that they are wearing . . . unless there has been an abrupt change in policy. Kinda think somebody got it wrong . . .
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:42:21 PM EDT
Thanks, Lumpy!

HH
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:42:34 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Sub-MOA:
Great post Lump.

The guy from Guatemala (with the face tats) would look right at home in Silence-of-the-Lambs.






Link Posted: 9/21/2005 5:45:24 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 6:18:41 PM EDT
Great thread as usual. Mr. security guard needs to fasten his vest.
Thanks!
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 6:30:10 PM EDT
Great set!
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 8:13:02 PM EDT
Late night BTT.
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 8:19:24 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/21/2005 8:20:21 PM EDT by AWACER]
There aint no hiding that fact that the morom with his face tattoo'd is a "real" member. It's gotta make IDing those idiots real easy for LE.
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 8:20:51 PM EDT
Thanks for the pics by the way Lumpy!
Link Posted: 9/21/2005 8:28:50 PM EDT
that ACU looks good over there in wacky iraqi land.
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 5:26:53 AM EDT
Thanks
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 8:18:46 AM EDT




At first glance I thought this guy was a really good spitter.
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 8:33:46 AM EDT
It seems the Guatemalans still use Galils, eh?
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 8:36:42 AM EDT
Cool pics! Thanks for the update!
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 8:45:57 AM EDT
Thanks lumpty lump!!
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 8:47:34 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 9:52:43 AM EDT
Thanks!
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 5:29:21 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 5:36:46 PM EDT
I see the guatemalans got niiiiice galil's... but what muzzle attachment is on this AK? Looks like it doubles as dane launcher????


Link Posted: 9/22/2005 5:38:12 PM EDT
Uh, dude. Look one post up.
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 5:44:06 PM EDT
good stuff, thanks!
Link Posted: 9/23/2005 3:00:45 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
Uh, dude. Look one post up.



wow If I didn't just post THE dumbest 'why didn't I read the whole topic" post, then I don't know what is. I am a huuuge moron. My only defense is that I was in class at the time.
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