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by PocketKings
January 14th, 2018, 7:21 pm
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: ALL MEMBERS - Ranger Jim
Replies: 45
Views: 17013

Re: ALL MEMBERS - Ranger Jim

Haven’t been on the board for a while and saw the news on Facebook.

RIP Ranger Jim. This sucks
by PocketKings
March 29th, 2016, 1:10 pm
Forum: Recruitment Process
Topic: ROTC and the Ranger Battalion
Replies: 13
Views: 7333

Re: ROTC and the Ranger Battalion

All ROTC officers are Reserve commission. Only USMA are active commission. It's a throwback to WW2 days, and bears nothing on your officer career once commissioned to active duty. If the 75th only let in USMA officers it would end up being a ring knocking shit storm. The only difference in the commi...
by PocketKings
April 29th, 2015, 12:58 pm
Forum: Introductions - Future Soldiers and Other Civilians
Topic: RWB2015 Introduction
Replies: 20
Views: 4717

Re: RWB2015 Introduction

The pot incident shouldn't be a barrier. You were right to disclose it then. Honesty is the best policy. While we like to assume the gov't has it's shit in order, and the DoD has access to previous screenings filled out with other agencies, the truth is they don't and it won't come up. I'd say your ...
by PocketKings
April 23rd, 2015, 9:52 am
Forum: Letters from School
Topic: SITREP - Kamber
Replies: 39
Views: 12593

Re: SITREP - Kamber

Congrats.

Have you, by any chance, read the 'Yellow Green Beret' series of books?
by PocketKings
April 14th, 2015, 10:33 am
Forum: 75th Ranger Regiment Public Forum
Topic: Ranger Packing List (1990's)
Replies: 8
Views: 5296

Re: Ranger Packing List (1990's)

I'll admit, when I was figuring out load outs I pretty much just copied what was recorded in the LRRP books I'd read. I figured those guys learned the hard way, so why not try to emulate them?
by PocketKings
April 10th, 2015, 8:48 am
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: Should I ship right now, or wait?
Replies: 12
Views: 2614

Re: Should I ship right now, or wait?

Do the Alaska gig, go back to school, finish the Associate's, train up in the process, enlist, go Ranger, use GI Bill, get Bachelors, get Masters, profit.
by PocketKings
March 7th, 2015, 10:02 am
Forum: News, Politics, and Policy
Topic: Possible felony charges against Petraeus
Replies: 19
Views: 9322

Re: Possible felony charges against Petraeus

fatboy wrote:
SLEDGE HAMMER wrote:him and his entourage
Yep, and his main entouragee is overseeing the goat-fuck of the female integration in Ranger School.
by PocketKings
March 4th, 2015, 12:46 pm
Forum: Ranger History
Topic: Battle at Takur Ghar: Roberts Ridge/OPN Anaconda
Replies: 3
Views: 3758

Re: Battle at Takur Ghar: Roberts Ridge/OPN Anaconda

Was in Ranger School with Brad Crose, and in the 101st with Nate Self. The look on his face as he described the battle is one that I will never forget.
by PocketKings
March 3rd, 2015, 11:31 am
Forum: Letters from School
Topic: SITREP- boomer478
Replies: 35
Views: 11353

Re: SITREP- boomer478

Rangers, I have a question, what are some of the things you do to help improve your overall land nav (especially night land nav) skills and is there anyway I can practice it on my own? Did you recycle for land nav? No biggie if you did. I failed a key land nav test early as a cadet, and it was the ...
by PocketKings
February 26th, 2015, 6:18 am
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: I see all you lurkers!
Replies: 38
Views: 10054

Re: I see all you lurkers!

01-00. Walked right into that one.
by PocketKings
December 4th, 2014, 11:11 am
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: A Ranger Icon Is Closing Its Doors
Replies: 7
Views: 2828

Re: A Ranger Icon Is Closing Its Doors

I went one time and waited 45 minutes for my food, which never even arrived.

So, from my standpoint, no real loss.
by PocketKings
October 24th, 2014, 3:27 pm
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: Familial Ramifications
Replies: 18
Views: 4913

Re: Familial Ramifications

My mom practically disowned me.

But, she and my father drove from PA to GA to watch me get my tab pinned. High School and college graduation, Division 1 soccer, ROTC, etc....that's the proudest they'd ever been of me.
by PocketKings
October 3rd, 2014, 1:10 pm
Forum: Introductions - Future Soldiers and Other Civilians
Topic: Intro- Dez
Replies: 23
Views: 5343

Re: Intro- Dez

The good news - guys who go in 'later' in life tend to have the maturity and fortitude to do well. The bad news - at 26 they'll all call you 'old man.' :lol: Seriously, your background and experience give you a favorable advantage. Sometimes it takes living life a little to see what you really want,...
by PocketKings
October 1st, 2014, 10:55 am
Forum: Letters from School
Topic: SITREP - luckyonethree
Replies: 20
Views: 5042

Re: SITREP - luckyonethree

Ranger Jim, Today we did our two jumps with the T-10D. My first one went well, but during the mass exit jump, an officer and I got completely entangled, and were not able to untangle ourselves, so we landed together. Fortunately, neither of us were injured. Ready to start with the T-11 tomorrow! Th...
by PocketKings
September 29th, 2014, 9:42 am
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: MARSOC aka Raiders... WHY?
Replies: 8
Views: 2035

Re: MARSOC aka Raiders... WHY?

We're being punked.

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