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Military Photo of the Day
MILPOD ^ | 22 Dec 2013 | MILPOD

Posted on 12/22/2013 7:11:23 AM PST by frankenMonkey


Capt. Mario Ramirez and Capt. Suzanne Morris confirm a patient's identity and prepare to administer a blood transfusion during a flight from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Ramirez and Morris are members of the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Critical Care Air Transport Team. Feb 2012.
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chris Willis.



TOPICS: Arts/Photography; History; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; airforce; military; milpod
Some angels do have wings...
1 posted on 12/22/2013 7:11:23 AM PST by frankenMonkey
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2 posted on 12/22/2013 7:12:17 AM PST by frankenMonkey
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To: frankenMonkey

Although not extremely recent, I see something like this and think of that bastard in the White House lying, playing golf and blaming everybody but himself for the havoc he’s wrought, and I just want to cry.


3 posted on 12/22/2013 7:24:33 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: frankenMonkey

My heroes.


4 posted on 12/22/2013 7:25:12 AM PST by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: frankenMonkey
how does our own military have the flag BACKWARDS on uniform head ware???

and the image isn't reversed, i checked...

5 posted on 12/22/2013 8:00:16 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Chode

Saw that. But I figured that he might be a little distracted. And realizing how important his role is, I’d cut him some slack.


6 posted on 12/22/2013 8:03:43 AM PST by frankenMonkey
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To: Chode

Good Morning,

To “match” the one on Right shoulder, the theory there is while moving forward in battle it looks like the Flag is flying in the wind.

or somebody besides Me is dyslexic...


7 posted on 12/22/2013 8:06:14 AM PST by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: Chode

He probably put a shoulder patch on his hat by mistake.

I’ll have whatever he’s drinking.


8 posted on 12/22/2013 8:06:38 AM PST by BeauBo
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To: Chode

Did You lose power?


9 posted on 12/22/2013 8:07:06 AM PST by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: frankenMonkey
not questioning the the guy, but inspector at the hat maker...
10 posted on 12/22/2013 8:20:46 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: mabarker1
i'm talking about the hat
11 posted on 12/22/2013 8:21:15 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: BeauBo
the hat didn't come that way from the factory?
12 posted on 12/22/2013 8:22:55 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: mabarker1
not yet anyway... some wicked wind right now too
13 posted on 12/22/2013 8:23:38 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Chode

It’s a patch. He put the wrong one on. As a Captain, I’m sure he received a load of flak when the image was originally published.


14 posted on 12/22/2013 8:26:15 AM PST by frankenMonkey
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To: Chode

Can only attribute that to many not knowing The Flag Rules these days.


15 posted on 12/22/2013 8:27:32 AM PST by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: frankenMonkey
i was complaining about the quality control/inspection at the factory, so it didn't come that way from the factory and everything is put on by the wearer with velcro now?
16 posted on 12/22/2013 8:34:27 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Chode

Yes.


17 posted on 12/22/2013 8:59:36 AM PST by frankenMonkey
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To: Chode

And the red, white and blue flag in the background?


18 posted on 12/22/2013 9:53:02 AM PST by Enten (I don't have islamophobia...I do have islamonausea)
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To: Chode; All

when wearing the Flag as a patch, the Blue Field is the leading edge, as in leading the way, pointing to the right side of your body, [the right side is the side of strength (sword arm)].


19 posted on 12/22/2013 9:59:51 AM PST by TMSuchman (John 15;13 & Exodus 21:22-25 Pacem Bello Pastoribus Canes [shepard of peace,dogs of war])
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To: frankenMonkey

Can you please add me to your ping list? Thanks.


20 posted on 12/22/2013 10:01:29 AM PST by Stonewall Jackson (I aim to misbehave.)
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To: Stonewall Jackson

Done.


21 posted on 12/22/2013 10:21:38 AM PST by frankenMonkey
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To: frankenMonkey
flight jackets and several other things have been that way for a long time but i didn't know everything was velcro now days, just showing my age i guess
22 posted on 12/22/2013 1:35:18 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: frankenMonkey

The Army moves on its 68-Whiskies.


23 posted on 12/22/2013 1:37:22 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Some people meet their heroes. I raised mine. Go Army.)
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To: Chode

No etiquette expert here, and they’re Air Force, but from an applicable US Army regulation (670-1) it apparently says the following:

“The full-color U.S. flag cloth replica is worn so that the star field faces forward, or to the flag’s own right. When worn in this manner, the flag is facing to the observer’s right, and gives the effect of the flag flying in the breeze as the wearer moves forward. The appropriate replica for the right shoulder sleeve is identified as the reverse side flag.” [The regulation also has an illustration showing a right sleeve with the union forward, to the observer’s right.]


24 posted on 12/22/2013 4:44:57 PM PST by mikrofon (A Blessed Christmas to All !)
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To: mikrofon
understood, but i'm talking about the one on front of his head...

on a hat the stars should be to the flag's own right, but as was posted up thread, if all patches are now velcro backed and he put it there himself, it was a simple mistake on his part, no harm no foul

i was taking issue if it was a mass produced hat with a sewn on flag that would indicate a poor quality control/inspection program on the part of the supplier at taxpayer expense on top of poor flag etiquette

i have no issue with the man doing his job

25 posted on 12/22/2013 5:14:07 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Chode

gotcha ...

(maybe he parts his hair that way ;)


26 posted on 12/22/2013 5:35:25 PM PST by mikrofon (A Blessed Christmas to All)
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To: Chode

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a flag patch (especially issued) that had the US flag flowing to the left.


27 posted on 12/22/2013 5:44:46 PM PST by Svartalfiar
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To: mikrofon
goods a reason as any... Merry Christmas
28 posted on 12/22/2013 6:01:54 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Svartalfiar
it sure had me confused...
29 posted on 12/22/2013 6:02:51 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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