UPDATED 23 January 2011

82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC


"All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened. The courageous man is the man who forces himself, in spite of his fear, to carry on."

General Omar Bradley

Tight body position to knife-edge through the air for steady exits is a must

Son wants to be a Soldier, not a marine?

Date: 98-04-15 15:47:53 EDT

xxxxx: at xmas the marines came to my son's school
xxxxx: for toys for tots
DynmicPara: k
xxxxx: anyway
DynmicPara: im former marine
xxxxx: he told one of them; "the marines are okay... but I'm going to be a Soldier!"
DynmicPara: YAHHH!!!
xxxxx: "Soldier in the Army!"

Dear Sky Troopers, Soldiers, Paratroopers, Riggers........

We sell ourselves short when we do not spell ourselves with a capital letter in our writings, instant messages, e-mails, web pages---you name it----we are a type of "Soldier";

"Paratrooper"--not "paratrooper".

Its "Rigger"--not "rigger".

We are a type of force known by NAME

--the "Airborne"------that takes names----we should always capitalize the first letter of our Names.

Thus, whenever you write anything its "U.S. Army" so everyone knows where America's first-to-fight, quick-reaction forces as well as her heavy unit "butt-kickers" come from!--and its NOT the marine corps.......

Never capitalize the mc or use U.S. in front of it for they are selfish types who put themselves first, not America or her people. Their egos based on lies and brags that they have won all the nation's wars (How many gyrenes at Saratoga, Gettysburg, St. Mihiel, Sicily, D-Day, Buna, Philipines, Bostogne, LZ X-Ray, Panama?..no wonder why we don't see these battles as mc bragging points!) while "trash-talking" the other services earns them the small case letter treatment in ALL correspondance, for they are "small potatoes" in the scheme of the defense of world freedom. If they are even involved at all, which usually they are not. AMEN!


Murphy in paradise

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