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by Boyette
Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:29 am
Forum: Your Desert Shield/Storm Experiences
Topic: the movie jarheads
Replies: 21
Views: 28096

Re: the movie jarheads

Total crap. Makes the whole war look like one big frat party.

Obviously the script writters had no advisor on hand who had any inkling of what a sniper is.
by Boyette
Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:20 am
Forum: Fact Finder
Topic: What was the scariest thing you did or seen in the war?
Replies: 88
Views: 42535

Re: What was the scariest thing you did or seen in the war?

An Iraqi soldier that had been run over by an M1 tank.
Remember when you were a kid and would take a ketchup packet and stomp on it?
Exact same effect. Red crap sprayed everywhere.
by Boyette
Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Here 5/5 CAV
Replies: 2
Views: 2726

New Here 5/5 CAV

Hello everyone. My unit was 5/5 Cav in Desert Storm (3rd AD, VII corps). Now living in eastern NC. 100% since 2004 for PTSD. Still living with the "Why don't you just get over it" from family & friends. Glad to be here; seems like a lot of good information to be found here as I browse thru it all. S...
by Boyette
Sat Mar 12, 2011 5:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MILITARY DISCOUNT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2928

Re: MILITARY DISCOUNT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I've found that most places just don't know the difference between a retired/disabled ID card and an active duty ID card.
Lowes gives vets a 10% discount. They don't advertise it, you have to request it at the checkout.
by Boyette
Sat Mar 12, 2011 5:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: VA Claims i am Incompetent
Replies: 5
Views: 4510

Re: VA Claims i am Incompetent

I get disability for PTSD from the VA and the SSA. VA pays me directly, I'm competent. SSA, pays my payee. I'm incompetent. Go figure. **************************************************** My email address is jones27530@gmail.com. Registration wouldn't let me use it. I had to use a fake one to sign u...