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Posted: 5/5/2004 4:48:46 PM EST

Vietnamese soldiers practice marching at a stadium in Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam, Wednesday, May 5, 2004 during a rehearsal for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Dien Bien Phu battle which took place on May 7, 1954. Vietnam will celebrate the battle that eventually led to the end of the war with France and their occupation of Indochina. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)


SUNGAI KOLOK, THAILAND: A security official guards a railway station in the border town of Sungai Kolok at the Thai-Malaysia border, 04 May 2004. Violence in Thailand's Muslim south last week, which left scores of rebels dead, risks triggering the bloodiest chapter yet in the history of the long-running separatist movement, analysts say. JIMIN LAI/AFP/Getty Images

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PATTANI, THAILAND: Thai military troopers stand alert at a railway station in the violence raged southern Pattani province of Thailand, 04 May 2004. Heavy Security across the Kindom and specially in Southern Muslim dominated provinces, bodering Malaysia, are on high alert to avert any retaliation by the Muslim militants after a week long bloody clashes that costed more than 110 lives. Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra struck out at reports that the kingdom's restive south was bracing for possible suicide attacks last week's bloody clashes with Muslim rebels. PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images


Two Chadian soldiers stand guard. Chadian soldiers and militiamen backing the Sudanese government clashed in Chadian territory just over the border from war-torn western Sudan's Darfur region.(AFP/File/Desirey Minkoh)


ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 5: Police officers check IDs as they tighten security outside Kalithea Police Station after three bombs exploded at the rear of the building in the early hours of the morning causing structural damage and injuring one officer May 5, 2004 in Athens, Greece. The bombing comes with only 100 days to go before the start of the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)


Palestinians line up to be checked as they cross an Israeli army checkpoint in Halhul. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (news - web sites) was to meet Labour opposition chief Shimon Peres following his own party's rejection of his Gaza pullout plan, where Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinian militants overnight.(AFP/Hossam Abu Alan)


Members of the US Blackwater private security company fly a Hughes 500 helicopter over the Tigris river in Baghdad. Enraged Iraqis protested against 'American savagery' in US-run jails as fresh fighting between coalition forces and guerrillas loyal to radical Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr killed 17 people.(AFP/Marwan Naamani)


An Iraqi Shiite militiaman aims his rifle at the Al-Najaf cemetery in Najaf, Iraq (news - web sites), Wednesday, May 5, 2004. Shiite militiamen loyal to a radical cleric ambushed a patrol of U.S. troops Wednesday in the holy city of Najaf . (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)


FALLUJAH, IRAQ: A member of the Iraqi Civil defense Corps (ICDC) prays at a joint checkpoint as US soldiers look on at the entrance of the restive city of Fallujah 05 May 2004. US-trained Iraqi forces Wednesday stepped up their presence in Fallujah, and US marines withdrew more men from the immediate outskirts as life slowly returned to normal in this violence-scarred city. ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images


FALLUJAH, IRAQ - MAY 5: The armored vest of an embedded journalist lies next to guns and vests of U.S. Marines of 2nd Battalion 1st Marine Regiment May 5, 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq. U.S. Marines of 2nd Battalion 1st Marine Regiment maintain their cordon even after a the ICDC and Iraqi police units have taken over many positions in the city. (Photo by Scott Peterson/Getty Images)


FALLUJAH, IRAQ - MAY 5: U.S. Marine Lance Corporal William Loza-Lopez of Riverside, California, stands watch May 5, 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq. U.S. Marines of 2nd Battalion 1st Marine Regiment maintain their cordon even after a the ICDC and Iraqi police units have taken over many positions in the city. (Photo by Scott Peterson/Getty Images)


FALLUJAH, IRAQ - MAY 4: Private First Class Dustin Wiley of Taylor, Illinois, aims his rifle toward Fallujah as US Marines of 2nd Battalion 1st Marine Regiment dig in, sand bag, and man the key flashpoint Fallujah railway station on May 4, 2004. To end a bloody insurgency, Marines have struck a deal with former Iraqi generals of Saddam Hussein's regime to create the "1st Battalion of the Fallujah Brigade" to work with ICDC and Iraqi police units. American forces have been under fire during a year of occupation of Iraq, and casualties have surged for the US Marines--especially around Fallujah--making April the most lethal month yet for US forces in Iraq. (Photo by Scott Peterson/Getty Images)


FALLUJAH, IRAQ - MAY 5: U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Ryan Bonds of Shelton, Washington, looks through the scope of his rifle at the railway station May 5, 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq. U.S. Marines of 2nd Battalion 1st Marine Regiment maintain their cordon even after a the ICDC and Iraqi police units have taken over many positions in the city. (Photo by Scott Peterson/Getty Images)
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 4:55:49 PM EST

Thanks Lumpy. Cool stuff.
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 5:01:23 PM EST
Nice
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 5:22:36 PM EST


WTF? Is he trying to absorb the recoil into his eye?
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 6:01:34 PM EST
An especially good offering tonight, brother Lump!!

A4s abound......
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 6:05:16 PM EST
Thanks Lumpy.
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 6:16:41 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/5/2004 6:16:56 PM EST by THellURider]
Somehow, a very poetic picture....



Thanks Lump.
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 6:22:17 PM EST
like always good....
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 6:24:47 PM EST
good stuff lumpy!
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 6:27:16 PM EST
Is it just me? The female officer is hot.


-REAPER2502
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 6:37:44 PM EST

Originally Posted By REAPER2502:
Is it just me? The female officer is hot.


-REAPER2502



Yup, she looks hittable
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 8:04:31 AM EST

Originally Posted By Mmanwitgun:
us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20040505/capt.bag11405051859.iraq__bag114.jpg

WTF? Is he trying to absorb the recoil into his eye?



I think the words preceding the photo were "You call that a scope print? I'll show you a scope print, you pansy!"
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 8:28:28 AM EST

Originally Posted By Mmanwitgun:
us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20040505/capt.bag11405051859.iraq__bag114.jpg

WTF? Is he trying to absorb the recoil into his eye?



My thoughts EXACTLY
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 8:32:29 AM EST
[Last Edit: 5/6/2004 8:34:01 AM EST by Sierra_Hombre]

Originally Posted By Sharkman_75:

Originally Posted By Mmanwitgun:
us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20040505/capt.bag11405051859.iraq__bag114.jpg

WTF? Is he trying to absorb the recoil into his eye?



My thoughts EXACTLY



maybe he's scanning the area, he does have a scoped weapon. i know arabs aren't remarkable marksmen, so any ra-, er, arab with a scope on their rifle must have some idea on how to shoot.
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 8:49:54 AM EST
Thanks Lumpy for more great pics
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 9:08:28 AM EST

Originally Posted By REAPER2502:
Is it just me? The female officer is hot.


-REAPER2502



And I bet she likes "Greek".
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 9:10:19 AM EST
Thanks for posting Lumpy!
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 9:20:22 AM EST

Originally Posted By Sierra_Hombre:

Originally Posted By Sharkman_75:

Originally Posted By Mmanwitgun:
us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20040505/capt.bag11405051859.iraq__bag114.jpg

WTF? Is he trying to absorb the recoil into his eye?



My thoughts EXACTLY



maybe he's scanning the area, he does have a scoped weapon. i know arabs aren't remarkable marksmen, so any ra-, er, arab with a scope on their rifle must have some idea on how to shoot.



Binos??
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 9:47:14 AM EST
[Last Edit: 5/6/2004 9:52:54 AM EST by rn45]


Man, what I wouldn't give for a mini gun. Those little bastards would fall like rain.
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 9:54:27 AM EST

Originally Posted By REAPER2502:
Is it just me? The female officer is hot.


-REAPER2502



not just you.
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 10:47:18 AM EST

Originally Posted By glklvr:

Originally Posted By REAPER2502:
Is it just me? The female officer is hot.


-REAPER2502



And I bet she likes "Greek".



You know the command mothers give little Greek girls? Virgins up front, martyrs to the rear!
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 10:55:01 AM EST

Originally Posted By SHIVAN:

Originally Posted By Sierra_Hombre:

Originally Posted By Sharkman_75:

Originally Posted By Mmanwitgun:
us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20040505/capt.bag11405051859.iraq__bag114.jpg

WTF? Is he trying to absorb the recoil into his eye?



My thoughts EXACTLY



maybe he's scanning the area, he does have a scoped weapon. i know arabs aren't remarkable marksmen, so any ra-, er, arab with a scope on their rifle must have some idea on how to shoot.



Binos??



you would think there would be some around somewhere, probably in a more important place on higher ground.
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 10:58:45 AM EST
[Last Edit: 5/6/2004 11:00:18 AM EST by Leisure_Shoot]
Ooooohhh!!! The crown!! The Crown!!

And the press get grenade launchers?
They'll be the same assholes who come back amake sure we get more stuff banned!

Link Posted: 5/6/2004 11:03:51 AM EST
What's the Blackwater employee holding?
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 11:06:11 AM EST

Originally Posted By Brohawk:
What's the Blackwater employee holding?



At the risk of being uncouth......a grudge?
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 11:07:10 AM EST

Originally Posted By Brohawk:
What's the Blackwater employee holding?



The pistol grip on his rifle?
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 11:18:35 AM EST

Originally Posted By Leisure_Shoot:
Ooooohhh!!! The crown!! The Crown!!

And the press get grenade launchers?
They'll be the same assholes who come back amake sure we get more stuff banned!

cache.gettyimages.com/comp/50803640.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=E2399169AC85D6DE3E28251B14AE194C1367FA3C0B446­203



i doubt that's his. he probably thinks it's a bong.
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 11:21:23 AM EST

Originally Posted By Brohawk:
What's the Blackwater employee holding?



Looks like an M249 to me.
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 3:09:18 PM EST
There is not crown on a flash supressor. Its UNDER it.
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 3:51:03 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/6/2004 3:52:08 PM EST by tangeant]
Looks like an RPG sight

Link Posted: 5/6/2004 4:09:36 PM EST
Man, how I'd love to see us go back to Vietnam and kick the shit out those bastards with what we have now. Then we will see how proud they are of "beating" the west.
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 7:32:43 PM EST

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
There is not crown on a flash supressor. Its UNDER it.



good point.
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 7:51:52 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/6/2004 7:52:24 PM EST by AZ-K9]

Ugliest man ever.-----------------------------------------^
Link Posted: 5/6/2004 7:56:43 PM EST

Originally Posted By Leisure_Shoot:

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
There is not crown on a flash supressor. Its UNDER it.



good point.



If only I could compose a sentence.
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