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Posted: 9/25/2005 11:47:39 AM EDT

U.S. soldiers train at the Counterinsurgency and Jungle Warfare School (CIJWS) during a joint India-U.S. jungle warfare exercise at Vairengte, about 140 kilometers (88 miles) north of Aizawl, in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005. The two-week joint exercise on countering guerilla warfare began on Sept. 13 comprising U.S. soldiers of the 25th Infantry Division and Guam National Guards based at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. The U.S. soldiers are at the CIJWS for a third consecutive year following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. (AP Photo/ Anupam Nath)


A US soldier, right, helps an Indian soldier to operate an American rifle during a joint exercise at the Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School (CIJW School) at Vairengte, about 140 kilometers (88 miles) north of Aizawl, Mizoram, India, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005. Forty American soldiers of the 25 Infantry Division and the Guam National Guards are on a two-week exercise to learn from Indian soldiers experienced in countering guerilla warfare. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)


US soldiers talk during a demonstration of weapons during a joint exercise by Indian and US soldiers at the Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School (CIJW School) at Vairengte, about 140 kilometers (88 miles) north of Aizawl, Mizoram, India, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005. Forty American soldiers of the 25 Infantry Division and the Guam National Guards are on a two-week exercise to learn from Indian soldiers experienced in countering guerilla warfare. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)


US soldiers from the Alfa Company 2/7 infantries division patrol in Tikrit. The leader of Iraq's main Shiite political party added his voice to Shiite religious leaders' calls for a 'yes' to the draft constitution.(AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)


An U.S. soldier views destroyed vehicles at the scene of a suicide car bomb attack in Baghdad September 24, 2005. A suicide car bomb exploded near an Iraqi army checkpoint in Baghdad on Saturday, killing two people and wounding at least seven, police said. REUTERS/Ali Jasim


US soldiers from the Alfa Company 2/7 infantries division patrol in Tikrit, 170 kms north of Baghdad. US soldiers clashed with Shiite militiamen in Baghdad, killing 10 and rekindling tension between coalition forces and followers of Iraq's radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.(AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)


An U.S. soldier carries a wounded Iraqi soldier after a suicide car bomb attack in Baghdad September 24, 2005. (Ali Jasim/Reuters)


Two Bulgarian soldiers stand guard during in Karbala. Bulgaria might postpone the withdrawal of its 380-strong troop contingent from Iraq, Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin told reporters.(AFP/File/Robert Sullivan)


A British soldier patrols in Basra, Iraq, Sunday Sept. 25, 2005. Judge Raghib al-Mudhafar, chief of the Basra Anti-Terrorism Court said Saturday he reissued homicide arrest warrants for the two soldiers, rekindling hard feelings despite attempts by Iraqi and British officials to cool tempers.(AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)


A British soldier keeps watch from atop an armoured vehicle during a patrol in the southern Iraq city of Basra September 25, 2005. An Iraqi judge has issued arrest warrants for two British soldiers accused of killing a policeman in Basra, an Iraqi lawyer said on Saturday. British Defence Secretary John Reid said the Ministry of Defence had not received any arrest warrant for British soldiers in Iraq, adding that in any case, the warrants would have no legal basis. REUTERS/Atef Hassan


A British soldier talks with a group of Iraqi kids while on patrol in the southern city of Basra September 24, 2005. An Iraqi judge has issued arrest warrants for two British undercover soldiers who were freed after a controversial British raid in Basra, an Iraqi lawyer said on Saturday. Officials said Basra's governing council stopped all cooperation with the British until they apologise, guarantee that similar actions are not taken again and provide compensation for damage inflicted during the operation. REUTERS/Atef Hassan


An Iraqi boy looks through the rifle sight on a British soldier's gun the southern city of Basra September 24, 2005. An Iraqi judge has issued arrest warrants for two British undercover soldiers who were freed after a controversial British raid in Basra, an Iraqi lawyer said on Saturday. Officials said Basra's governing council stopped all cooperation with the British until they apologise, guarantee that similar actions are not taken again and provide compensation for damage inflicted during the operation. REUTERS/Atef Hassan


An Iraqi soldier stands watch at the scene of a suicide car bomb attack in Baghdad September 24, 2005. A suicide car bomb exploded near an Iraqi army checkpoint in Baghdad on Saturday, killing two Iraqi soldiers and wounding five other people, three of the wounded were soldiers and two civilians, police said. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani


A soldier of the Al- Hussein brigade of the Iraqi interior ministry guards blindfolded suspected insurgents captured during a dawn raid on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday Sept. 24 2005. The 32 captured men are suspected of involvement in several acts of terror among which the bombing of the UN building in Baghdad and the assassination of Egypt's ambassador to Iraq, said Thamir Al-Hassani, in charge of intelligence with 2nd brigade of the interior ministry. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)


A soldier of the Al- Hussein brigade of the Iraqi interior ministry stands on guard as blindfolded suspected insurgents captured during a dawn raid on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday Sept. 24 2005 are led out of a police station. The 32 captured men are suspected of involvement in several acts of terror among which the bombing of the UN building in Baghdad and the assassination of Egypt's ambassador to Iraq said Thamir Al-Hassani, in charge of intelligence with 2nd brigade of the interior ministry. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)


Lebanese army soldiers guard the damaged car of May Chidiac, a Lebanese political talk show host, after a bomb placed under her car exploded in the town of Ghadir, near the Christian port city of Jounieh, in northern Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005. May Chidiac, a prominent Lebanese journalist working for a leading anti-Syrian television station was seriously wounded Sunday. (AP Photo/Oussama Ayoub)


An Afghan National Army stands gaurd as the ANA soldiers of the 42nd infantary battalion march during the graduation ceremony at the Kabul Military Training Center, Afghanistan on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005. Over 600 officers, soldiers and non- commissioned officers of the 42nd infantry battalion of Afghan National Army graduated after getting over 10 weeks of training in Kabul. (AP Photo/Mudsadeq Sadeq)


Israeli soldiers detain two Palestinian youths suspected of trying to cross the Hawara checkpoint near in the West Bank city of Nablus with homemade explosives, Sunday Sept. 25, 2005. Israeli aircraft blasted suspected Palestinian weapons facilities and other targets throughout the Gaza Strip on Sunday, and arrested hundreds of militants in the West Bank after the Islamic Hamas group bombarded Israeli towns with dozens of rockets. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh)


Israeli soldiers detain two Palestinian youths suspected of trying to cross the Hawara checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus with homemade explosives, Sunday Sept. 25, 2005. Israeli aircraft blasted suspected Palestinian weapons facilities and other targets throughout the Gaza Strip on Sunday, and arrested hundreds of militants in the West Bank after the Islamic Hamas group bombarded Israeli towns with dozens of rockets. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh)


Israeli soldiers guard two detained Palestinian youths whom Israeli forces say were found carrying weapons at the Hawara checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus September 25, 2005. Israel launched a new strike on the Gaza Strip and arrested more than 200 suspected militants in a massive sweep in the West Bank after warning Palestinians of a crushing response to rocket attacks from Gaza. REUTERS/Stringer


Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, also known as Abu Mazen,left, reviews an honor guard during a ceremony celebrating the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, in the West Bank city of Ramallah Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas blamed Hamas for a deadly blast that killed at least 15 Palestinians at a rally in the Jebaliya Refugee Camp Friday, and renewed demands that armed groups stop flaunting their weapons in public. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)


Masked Hamas militants brandish their weapons during a rally in Hebron. Israel has vowed to wage a sustained campaign against Palestinian militants after launching bombing raids on the Hamas movement's Gaza Strip stronghold and arresting its leaders in the West Bank.(AFP/Hazem Bader)


Indian soldiers take up position during a gun battle at Harwan, in the outskirts of Srinagar, September 25, 2005. One suspected militant was killed and a house gutted, police said. REUTERS/Danish Ismail


An Indonesian soldier waves as he boards a ship which will take him home from deployment in Aceh Sunday Sept. 25, 2005 in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesian troops are preparing to leave war torn Aceh province after the hand over of weapons by Free Aceh Movement rebels paving the way for an end to 29 years of war. (AP Photo/Ayi Jufridar)


A Thai soldier patrols a rubber plantation as Buddhist rubber tappers work in the restive Muslim province of Yala in southern Thailand September 25, 2005. Rubber tappers in the south, Thailand's main rubber-producing area, have had to begin work at 5 a.m. instead of 2 a.m. because of continuing violence in the insurgency-plagued region. REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom


Two Chinese paramilitary soldiers learn to aim with a gun during training in Wenling, east China's Zhejiang province September 25, 2005. The two soldiers are fresh college graduates. CHINA OUT REUTERS/China Newsphoto


Armed police patrol during the first day of the annual conference of Britain's ruling Labour Party in Brighton September 25, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville


Armed police officer guards a security fence that runs around the Labour Party Conference, Brighton,England, Sunday Sept. 25, 2005. The annual Labour Party Conference takes place over the next four days. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)


Police walk near the house which was the hideout of Filiberto Ojeda Rios, the Puerto Rican nationalist leader wanted in the 1983 robbery of a Connecticut armored truck, in Hormigueros, Puerto Rico, about 90 miles southwest of the capital San Juan, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005. Rios died during an FBI stakeout which involved a shootout at the farmhouse where he was hiding, the island's police chief said Saturday. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Link Posted: 9/25/2005 11:50:27 AM EDT
Good pics as usual, thanks.
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 11:53:47 AM EDT
Nice but that Iraqi kid with that Brits rifle is bothersome...
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 11:56:15 AM EDT
kickass job as usual Lumpy
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 11:58:22 AM EDT
great pics.
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 12:05:20 PM EDT


Great pics, thanks


Link Posted: 9/25/2005 3:31:34 PM EDT
BTT.
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 3:43:18 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/25/2005 3:44:57 PM EDT by Painter]

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:

An Iraqi boy looks through the rifle sight on a
British soldier's gun the southern city of Basra



Go ahead kid, squeeze a few off!
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 3:54:07 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/25/2005 3:57:02 PM EDT by DK-Prof]

Originally Posted By Snpr1:
Nice but that Iraqi kid with that Brits rifle is bothersome...




My guess is that (1) he unloaded it first, and (2) his buddies could quickly take out a little kid if something went wrong.

Personally, I LOVE the picture of the U.S. soldier carrying an Iraqi. Both heartwarming and hilariously symbolic
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 4:00:58 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/25/2005 4:03:07 PM EDT by Bunnyassassin]
The squaddie still has a tight hold of the pistol grip........ good pics.
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 4:17:07 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 4:24:03 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Painter:

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
img253.imageshack.us/img253/9522/zzzzz9mq.jpg
An Iraqi boy looks through the rifle sight on a
British soldier's gun the southern city of Basra



Go ahead kid, squeeze a few off!



reminded me of that scene in starship troopers.

Link Posted: 9/25/2005 4:28:21 PM EDT
Good pics.
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 4:33:38 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 4:40:22 PM EDT
Good job as usual Lumpy!
The Bulgarians look like Blackwater operatives.
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 5:07:15 PM EDT
The US soldier with the AK is interesting.

Link Posted: 9/25/2005 10:28:40 PM EDT
late night BTT
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 10:43:23 PM EDT
Can we get some humorous captions? Is that too much to ask?
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 10:46:22 PM EDT
Thanks Lumpy
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 10:47:55 PM EDT
Thanks again Lumpy.

Link Posted: 9/25/2005 10:54:12 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Schulze:
Can we get some humorous captions? Is that too much to ask?




Thats the other guy.
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 10:54:52 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Painter:

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
img253.imageshack.us/img253/9522/zzzzz9mq.jpg
An Iraqi boy looks through the rifle sight on a
British soldier's gun the southern city of Basra



Go ahead kid, squeeze a few off!



Kid must be left eye dominant.
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 10:56:10 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Schulze:
Can we get some humorous captions? Is that too much to ask?



Link Posted: 9/25/2005 10:59:20 PM EDT
Thanks again, Lumpy. How much time do you spend putting one of these posts together?
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 11:02:09 PM EDT

Originally Posted By npd233:
Thanks again, Lumpy. How much time do you spend putting one of these posts together?




About 20 minutes. I have my system down.
Link Posted: 9/25/2005 11:02:35 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:

Originally Posted By npd233:
Thanks again, Lumpy. How much time do you spend putting one of these posts together?




About 20 minutes. I have my system down.



20 minutes well spent.
Thanks.
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 4:58:11 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Triumph955i:

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:

Originally Posted By npd233:
Thanks again, Lumpy. How much time do you spend putting one of these posts together?




About 20 minutes. I have my system down.



20 minutes well spent.
Thanks.




I'd have guessed around 2 hours. I suppose once you got your sources in place, everything else is just smooth sailing. Thanks for doing it though. It's one of the staples on the site.
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 5:05:02 AM EDT
Great pics, as always.
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 5:13:17 AM EDT
great job as always Lumpy, thanks for the pics!
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 5:19:03 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:






"Hey, are those Ewoks over there?"
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 5:28:01 AM EDT
Not to nit pick, but Alpha is not spelled with an 'f' when talking about Alpha Company.

Nice pics.
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 7:04:42 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 7:06:06 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/26/2005 7:06:38 AM EDT by DK-Prof]

Originally Posted By ArmedAggie:

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:






"Hey, are those Ewoks over there?"







You owe me a new kidney, because my sides have split!
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 7:22:50 AM EDT
Great Pics Lumpy - thanks.

BTW does anyone have any info on this story?

A British soldier keeps watch from atop an armoured vehicle during a patrol in the southern Iraq city of Basra September 25, 2005. An Iraqi judge has issued arrest warrants for two British soldiers accused of killing a policeman in Basra, an Iraqi lawyer said on Saturday. British Defence Secretary John Reid said the Ministry of Defence had not received any arrest warrant for British soldiers in Iraq, adding that in any case, the warrants would have no legal basis. REUTERS/Atef Hassan

A British soldier patrols in Basra, Iraq, Sunday Sept. 25, 2005. Judge Raghib al-Mudhafar, chief of the Basra Anti-Terrorism Court said Saturday he reissued homicide arrest warrants for the two soldiers, rekindling hard feelings despite attempts by Iraqi and British officials to cool tempers.(

An Iraqi judge has issued arrest warrants for two British undercover soldiers who were freed after a controversial British raid in Basra, an Iraqi lawyer said on Saturday. Officials said Basra's governing council stopped all cooperation with the British until they apologise, guarantee that similar actions are not taken again and provide compensation for damage inflicted during the operation

Link Posted: 9/26/2005 7:41:00 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Forest:
Great Pics Lumpy - thanks.

BTW does anyone have any info on this story?

A British soldier keeps watch from atop an armoured vehicle during a patrol in the southern Iraq city of Basra September 25, 2005. An Iraqi judge has issued arrest warrants for two British soldiers accused of killing a policeman in Basra, an Iraqi lawyer said on Saturday. British Defence Secretary John Reid said the Ministry of Defence had not received any arrest warrant for British soldiers in Iraq, adding that in any case, the warrants would have no legal basis. REUTERS/Atef Hassan

A British soldier patrols in Basra, Iraq, Sunday Sept. 25, 2005. Judge Raghib al-Mudhafar, chief of the Basra Anti-Terrorism Court said Saturday he reissued homicide arrest warrants for the two soldiers, rekindling hard feelings despite attempts by Iraqi and British officials to cool tempers.(

An Iraqi judge has issued arrest warrants for two British undercover soldiers who were freed after a controversial British raid in Basra, an Iraqi lawyer said on Saturday. Officials said Basra's governing council stopped all cooperation with the British until they apologise, guarantee that similar actions are not taken again and provide compensation for damage inflicted during the operation




it's been all over the news man!
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 7:52:18 AM EDT
great stuff, thanks!
Link Posted: 9/26/2005 8:11:55 AM EDT

Originally Posted By MauserMark:

it's been all over the news man!



It's been a very busy week and I havne't been following the news.

I just searched for some info on CNN and found the stories.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 1:42:52 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:







I've been looking for a holster kind of like that, to go with this short black dress that I have....

Do they make them in womens sizes?

Link Posted: 9/27/2005 1:58:07 AM EDT
Ill make you one. But ill also have to test fit it a few times.



Originally Posted By 4xys2xxs:

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:


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I've been looking for a holster kind of like that, to go with this short black dress that I have....

Do they make them in womens sizes?


Link Posted: 9/27/2005 2:07:30 AM EDT
Good set!
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 2:13:57 AM EDT
great pics like always
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:13:56 AM EDT
Good Job ! thx, Lumpy
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:30:09 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Forest:
Great Pics Lumpy - thanks.

BTW does anyone have any info on this story?


IM sent
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