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Rickey Nelson
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Vets over 60

Post by Rickey Nelson » Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:24 pm

(this is funny & obviously written by a Former Soldier~)


New Direction for any war:

Send Service Vets over 60!

I am over 60 and the Armed Forces thinks I'm too old to track down terrorists. You can't be older than 42 to join the military. They've got the whole thing ass-backwards. Instead of sending 18-year olds off to fight, they ought to take us old guys. You shouldn't be able to join a military unit until you're at least 35. For starters: Researchers say 18-year-olds think about sex every 10 seconds. Old guys only think about sex a couple of times a day, leaving us more than 28,000 additional seconds per day to concentrate on the enemy. Young guys haven't lived long enough to be cranky, and a cranky soldier is a dangerous soldier. 'My back hurts! I can't sleep, I'm tired and hungry' We are impatient and maybe letting us kill some ******** that desperately deserves it will make us feel better and shut us up for a while. An 18-year-old doesn't even like to get up before 10 a.m. Old guys always get up early to pee so what the hell. Besides, like I said, 'I'm tired and can't sleep and since I'm already up, I may as well be up killing some fanatical S-of-a-B...


If captured we couldn't spill the beans because we'd forget where we put them. In fact, name, rank, and serial number would be a real brainteaser.

Boot camp would be easier for old guys. We're used to getting screamed and yelled at and we're used to soft food. We've also developed an appreciation for guns. We've been using them for years as an excuse to get out of the house, away from the screaming and yelling.


They could lighten up on the obstacle course however. I've been in combat and didn't see a single 20-foot wall with rope hanging over the side, nor did I ever do any pushups after completing basic training.

Actually, the running part is kind of a waste of energy, too. I've never seen anyone outrun a bullet.

An 18-year-old has the whole world ahead of him. He's still learning to shave, to start up a conversation with a pretty girl. He still hasn't figured out that a baseball cap has a brim to shade his eyes, not the back of his head. These are all great reasons to keep our kids at home to learn a little more about life before sending them off into harm's way.


Let us old guys track down those dirty rotten coward terrorists. The last thing an enemy would want to see is a couple of million pissed off old farts with attitudes and automatic weapons who know that their best years are already behind them.



***How about recruiting Women over 50... With PMS!!! You think Men have attitudes!!! Ohhhhhhhhhhhh my God!!!


If nothing else, put us on border patrol... We will have it secured the first night!
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Re: Vets over 60

Post by pahunter » Wed Jul 22, 2009 9:34 pm

How right you.
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Re: Vets over 60

Post by Dagger X-Ray » Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:58 am

AMEN
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Re: Vets over 60

Post by Redmaxx » Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:52 am

Funny but true.
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Re: Vets over 60

Post by haze » Sun May 30, 2010 12:00 am

now thats hitting the nail on the head!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Vets over 60

Post by FA1SGret » Thu Jun 03, 2010 9:27 am

I've been saying that for years ... put a bunch of retirees on the border with one order ... secure it ... done!
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Re: Vets over 60

Post by redfish » Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:59 am

I love it. Frikkin' hilarious.
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