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Posted: 9/27/2005 4:02:09 PM EDT

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Staff Sgt. Jerry Potts, from Company B, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, directs his men to halt during a patrol in Tal Afar, Iraq. This photo appeared on www.army.mil. by Staff Sgt. James L. Harper Jr September 26, 2005


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Iraqi army and U.S. Soldiers from Fox Troop, Sabre Squadron, 3rd Armory Cavalry Regiment, conduct a routine security patrol in Tal Afar, Iraq, Sept. 22, 2005. Iraqi army security forces with assistance from the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment and 82nd Airborne unit are providing security in the Tal Afar region in order to disrupt insurgent safe havens and to clear weapons cache sights in the area of operation. (U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Alan D. Monyelle)


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U.S. Marine Cpl. Joseph Taylor, with Mobile Assault Platoon (MAP) Red Platoon, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, provides security after a recent improvised explosive device (IED) attack during a patrol in Kharma, Iraq, Sept. 24, 2005. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Hutchison)


US soldiers in Afghanistan. Two US soldiers were killed in separate attacks in insurgency-hit provinces in Afghanistan, the US military said, as violence continues to plague the country following key parliamentary elections.(AFP/File/Indranil Mukherjee)


A U.S soldier stands guard as Iraqi detainees stand wait to be processed for release from Abu Ghraib prison in the town of Abu Ghraib, 21 miles west of Baghdad September 26, 2005. (Wathiq Khuzaie/Pool/Reuters)


An employee of an Iraqi private security company looks at a destroyed bus following a Baghdad, Iraq car bombing Monday Sept. 26 2005. A suicide car bomber attacked a police checkpoint guarding several government ministries as Iraqi employees arrived at work Monday morning, killing at least seven policemen and three workers, police said.(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)


Israeli soldiers patrol while searching for wanted Palestinian militants in the West Bank village of Dahariya, near Hebron, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005. Israel launched its offensive over the weekend in response to rocket fire from Gaza. It has carried out numerous airstrikes in Gaza and arrested hundreds of Palestinians in the West Bank, saying the operation will continue until the rocket attacks stop. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)


An Israeli soldier takes his position during a military operation to arrest Palestinians in the West Bank town of Dahriyah near Hebron September 27, 2005. The Israeli army arrested dozens of Palestinians during military operations in the West Bank. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun


An Israeli soldier scans the area during a military operation to arrest Palestinians in the West Bank town of Dahriyah, near Hebron September 27, 2005. Israeli army arrested dozens of Palestinians during military operations in the West Bank. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun


Israeli soldiers detain an elderly Palestinian man and his daughter during a military operation to arrest Palestinians in the West Bank town of Dahriyah, near Hebron September 27, 2005. The Israeli army arrested dozens of Palestinians during military operations in the West Bank. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun


A Palestinian woman looks on as Israeli soldiers patrol while searching for wanted Palestinian militants in the West Bank village of Dahariya, near Hebron, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005. Israel launched its offensive over the weekend in response to rocket fire from Gaza. It has carried out numerous airstrikes in Gaza and arrested hundreds of Palestinians in the West Bank, saying the operation will continue until the rocket attacks stop. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)


A Lebanese security forces personnel stands guard during a raid on the offices of a mobile phone operator in Beirut September 27, 2005. (Stringer/Reuters)


A Kashmiri Muslim woman walks past an Indian policemen standing guard outside the main entrance of the Legislative Assembly (LA) complex during a session in Srinagar September 26, 2005. Kashmiri lawmakers on Monday started a session of the LA amidst tight security. In 2001, 38 people including four separatist militants were killed in a suicide car bomb attack on the complex. REUTERS/Danish Ismail


A Pakistani soldier monitors the Afghan-Pakistan border at Kundigar post, southwest of Miran Shah, about 400 km (250 miles) northwest of the capital Islamabad, September 15, 2005. Nearly 50 U.S. troops have been killed on the Afghan side this year, while the Pakistan Army has lost almost 270 men and killed more then 350 militants since deploying to the region in late 2001. Picture taken September 15, 2005. To match feature Pakistan-Frontier. REUTERS/Stringer.


A soldier from the National Army of Chad patrols the wadi Tine, the empty bed of seasonal river that runs between Chad and Sudan in Tine, in 2004. About 50 people were killed in eastern Chad when armed horsemen from neighbouring Sudan attacked a village and later clashed with Chadian forces, the government spokesman and army sources said.(AFP/File/Marco Longari)


seen before, but what the hell, its an M14
Chad's camel guards patrol on the Sudan-Chad border in Abulu Kore (Darfur), Eastern Chad, in 2004. About 50 people were killed in eastern Chad when armed horsemen from neighbouring Sudan attacked a village and later clashed with Chadian forces, the government spokesman and army sources said.(AFP/Thomas Coex)


Four soldiers were shot dead when militants ambushed their patrol in Thailand's Muslim-majority south, the latest in a spate of deadly attacks on troops and police in the past week.(AFP)


Thai soldiers carry a dead body into a truck in Yala province, about 1,084 km (672 miles) south of Bangkok September 27, 2005. Four Thai soldiers and a teacher were killed by suspected militants in Thailand's restive Muslim south where nearly 900 people have been killed in 21 months of violence, police said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom


Thai soldiers stand guard as they patrol the streets in Narathiwat province, southern Thailand. Four Thai soldiers were shot dead during an ambush in the Muslim-majority province of Yala, in the latest violence to hit the region roiled by 21 months of unrest.(AFP/file/Madaree Tohlala)


Thai security force members guard a tea shop Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005, in the southern Muslin village of Tanyonglimo, Thailand. Thailand on Tuesday, Sept. 27 turned down a proposal by a Malaysian minister to bring up the problem of the country's Muslim insurgency before the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Thai Foreign Minister Kantathi Supamongkhon said the insurgency, rooted in the country's southernmost provinces which border Malaysia, was an internal matter and not one for discussion by the 10-nation regional bloc. (AP Photo/David Longstreath)


Members of the Indonesian Navy's special unit guard a Taiwanese-flagged fishing boat off Jakarta's naval base September 26, 2005. The boat was detained by the Navy for fishing illegally in Indonesian waters. REUTERS/Dadang Tri


South Korean special police officers aim their automatic weapons during an anti-terrorism exercise in preparation of APEC in Seoul Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005. The annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting will be held in South Korea's second largest city of Busan on Nov. 18 through Nov. 19. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)



Officers of the DAS, Colombia's secret police, escort Fernando Arellan, alleged middleman for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, in Bogota,Tuesday, Sept.27,2005. Colombia's secret police arrested Arellan blamed for ordering the attack an exclusive social club in Bogota on 2003 that killed 36 people. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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An armed Civil Guard keeps watch on arrival at the National courthouse in Madrid Monday Sept. 26, 2005. The National Court was to issue a verdict Monday in the trial of three suspected al-Qaida members accused of helping plot the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States, and of 21 other men facing lesser charges of terrorism and other crimes. (AP Photo/Paul White)


People walk past a mural in the largely Protestant area of the Shankill Road area of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Monday Sept. 26, 2005. Disarmament officials presented a confidential report Monday to the British and Irish governments detailing the Irish Republican Army's recent secret handover of its weapons stockpiles, a long-elusive goal of Northern Ireland peacemaking. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)


Lufkin Police officer Dale Jowell stands guard at the gas station reserved for police and emergency personnel in Lufkin, Texas, September 25, 2005. Thousands of people are stranded in this East Texas community with no gasoline after evacuating the Texas gulf coast to avoid hurricane Rita. REUTERS/Richard Carson


Coral Gables Police officer Eduardo Orbe checks out a Sig Sauer rifle Monday, Sept. 26, 2005, at the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Miami Beach, Fla. More than 14,000 law enforcement professionals were expected to attend the event, which ends Wednesday. The IACP is the world's oldest and largest non-profit membership organization of police executives, with more than 19,000 members in more than 100 different countries. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)


Associated Press reporter Kathy McCormack shoots a .22-caliber rifle for her first time in Holderness, N.H., Sept. 10, 2005. McCormack was one of several women who participated in a 'Becoming an Outdoors Woman' workshop which gives women an opportunity to things they never had to the chance to do before. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Easier to do the crappy Getty Images on their own:




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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: Italian soldiers from the NATO-led peacekeeping force stand guard outside Kabul's National stadium, 26 September 2005 where a friendly football match was played between the Afghanistan National football team and members of the NATO-led peace-keeping force. The game, which was won by the Afghans with a score of 1-0, was played to emphasise the 'message of peace' in Kabul's national stadium where four years ago the Taliban carried out exectutions. AFP PHOTO / SHAH Marai (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)


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HEBRON, -: An Israeli soldier stands guard next to an arrested Palestinian man 26 September 2005 in the West Bank city of Hebron. Israeli troops arrested 90 wanted members of the main Palestinian Islamist movements Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the West Bank, a military spokesman announced. The arrests came 24 hours after a first dragnet resulted in 207 arrests, mostly Islamists, in various parts of the West Bank. Among the 90 arrested today were 28 suspects picked up in Bethlehem and 34 in the southern city of Hebron, said the army. AFP PHOTO/HAZEM BADER (Photo credit should read HAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images)


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Port-au-Prince, HAITI: Jordanian UN peacekeepers stand guard near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince 27 September 2005 during the visit of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Rice visited Haiti in a show of support ahead of elections in the troubled, impoverished Caribbean nation. AFP PHOTO/Thony BELIZAIRE (Photo credit should read THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images)


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London, UNITED KINGDOM: An armed policeman stands guard after a protestor from father's 4 justice climbed up on the roof of the House of Parliament in London , 27 September 2005 after scaling the building with a banner reading "Does Blair care". AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:04:06 PM EDT
thnks again Bro!
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:05:06 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/27/2005 4:06:37 PM EDT by Combat_Jack]
Thanks again.

ETA I like the EOTech on the MP5.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:07:32 PM EDT
Thanks for the pics Lumpy.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:09:32 PM EDT
Nice pics, assssssssssss usual.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:19:24 PM EDT
Good job, keep 'em coming!

I thought for a moment that was Condalezza Rice crossing the street near that Jordinian soldier!
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:20:21 PM EDT
Didn't know Jordan uses SMURFPAT....
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:27:41 PM EDT
Great pics as usual. Thanks.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 4:54:26 PM EDT
Those DAS guys must be taking those "How to Look Tactically Cool" courses offered by the South Koreans.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 5:22:58 PM EDT
nice pics
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 7:09:37 PM EDT
BTT
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 7:12:03 PM EDT
Extra special tonight...very nice and great job!

HH
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 7:19:23 PM EDT
good stuff! thanks!
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 7:20:51 PM EDT



Wanna-be CS fan
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 7:22:36 PM EDT

Coral Gables Police officer Eduardo Orbe checks out a Sig Sauer rifle Monday, Sept. 26, 2005, at the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Miami Beach, Fla. More than 14,000 law enforcement professionals were expected to attend the event, which ends Wednesday. The IACP is the world's oldest and largest non-profit membership organization of police executives, with more than 19,000 members in more than 100 different countries. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)


Looks like a Sako to me!
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 7:31:39 PM EDT
Does the Pakistani have an MG-42?
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 7:36:23 PM EDT
MG-3
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:19:56 PM EDT
Great pics. Those Colombians look like they mean business!

Thanks again.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:34:35 PM EDT
Thanks for the great pics as usual!
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:36:35 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Schulze:
MG-3



An MG-3, or MG-34?
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:39:07 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:39:17 PM EDT
The MG-3 is the 7.62x51 version of the MG-42.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:41:51 PM EDT
I think I saw some motorcycle helmets like that at Goodwill for like 5 bucks.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:41:58 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Schulze:
The MG-3 is the 7.62x51 version of the MG-42.



Got ya. Learn something new everyday.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:42:34 PM EDT
awesome pics as always
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:49:29 PM EDT
Everytime I see pictures of asian SWAT or special forces soldiers, they always have cool sunglasses.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 9:06:32 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 9:20:49 PM EDT
Thanks Lumpy, great pics as usual.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 11:53:10 PM EDT
Thanks Lumpy!

Great pics
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 12:38:44 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/28/2005 12:39:35 AM EDT by Mr45auto]


The guy on the suspect's left appears to have his holster unsnapped and I see no cuffs on the crook. Hmmmmm.......

( gun snatch waiting to happen?)
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 4:01:41 AM EDT
Thanks Lumpy.
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 4:57:48 AM EDT
Great pics Lumpy.
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 7:31:32 AM EDT




Coral Gables Police officer Eduardo Orbe checks out a Sig Sauer rifle Monday, Sept. 26, 2005, at the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Miami Beach, Fla. More than 14,000 law enforcement professionals were expected to attend the event, which ends Wednesday. The IACP is the world's oldest and largest non-profit membership organization of police executives, with more than 19,000 members in more than 100 different countries. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)



Well, that is a Sako TRG, on the left you can see the new folding stock.

Link Posted: 9/28/2005 9:11:28 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Mr45auto:
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The guy on the suspect's left appears to have his holster unsnapped and I see no cuffs on the crook. Hmmmmm.......

( gun snatch waiting to happen?)




He is wearing cuffs, or restraints of some sort, I cant see clearly enough to see if they are part of a transport belt. I cant identify the holster either, so I cant say for sure that the sole retention system on it.

Link Posted: 9/28/2005 11:42:55 AM EDT
What are they Italians carrying?
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 11:58:52 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/28/2005 12:01:37 PM EDT by Lumpy196]
Beretta AR 70/90

Link Posted: 9/28/2005 12:07:32 PM EDT
I'd love to know where that M14 went after it left the .mil inventory. He's got good taste.
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 12:09:45 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Screechjet1:
I'd love to know where that M14 went after it left the .mil inventory. He's got good taste.




Clinton shipped it to them in the first place. A lot of M14s ended up in Africa during his reign.
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 12:12:41 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:

Originally Posted By Screechjet1:
I'd love to know where that M14 went after it left the .mil inventory. He's got good taste.




Clinton shipped it to them in the first place. A lot of M14s ended up in Africa during his reign.



A lot of M1s and M14s went to Haiti as well.


Thanks for posting the pics!
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