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Leave EOD to the Experts
Liveleak ^ | 2/13/08

Posted on 02/13/2008 5:48:35 AM PST by pabianice

Why you should leave EOD to the experts. Why you should leave EOD to the experts. Filmed by an Apache aircrew at a safe distance.

(Excerpt) Read more at liveleak.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: eod
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To: pabianice

Ha ha ha ROFL.


21 posted on 02/13/2008 7:25:02 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Landru

“I saw that coming a mile away”

yup, definitly Darwin Award material


22 posted on 02/13/2008 9:25:18 AM PST by FBD ("I am sure that Senator Clinton would make a good president," ~ John McCain on NBC's "Meet the Press)
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To: FBD; All

that is sad

5 lives

sons, brothers, husbands, dads

just sucks


23 posted on 02/13/2008 10:31:41 AM PST by jbp1 (be nice now)
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To: FreedomPoster; Criminal Number 18F; hiredhand; Travis McGee; river rat; sit-rep; archy

With regards to IED’s and UXO etc ......Never exceed your ability..........


24 posted on 02/13/2008 2:10:47 PM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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To: Squantos

That video was difficult to watch! ...ya KNEW what was going to happen... ...and that one dude, who was poking at it with the end of his weapon...what’s up with that?! Sheesh... Well...I guess the only good thing was that they died quickly.


25 posted on 02/13/2008 2:18:37 PM PST by hiredhand (Check my "about" page. I'm the Prophet of Doom!)
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To: Squantos

Damn!


26 posted on 02/13/2008 2:19:07 PM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: jbp1

I was really sad for the guy who was walking around obviously distraught afterwords. ...it was very sad indeed.


27 posted on 02/13/2008 2:19:46 PM PST by hiredhand (Check my "about" page. I'm the Prophet of Doom!)
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To: hiredhand

BTW ya’ll know they were NOT EOD right ?.......:o)

HH can I call your cell NOW ?


28 posted on 02/13/2008 2:38:42 PM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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To: pabianice

It’s kind of like watching your kid unzip his fly to pee on gramps’ electric fence but you are too far away for him to hear you yell, “STOP!!!”


29 posted on 02/13/2008 2:41:44 PM PST by Grunthor (Unlike the Republican Party, this conservatives' principles MEAN SOMETHING!)
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To: Squantos
For later.

L

30 posted on 02/13/2008 2:45:34 PM PST by Lurker (Pimping my blog: http://lurkerslair-lurker.blogspot.com/)
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To: pabianice
"Leave EOD to the Experts"

WOW.....no Sh#t!!

Lord 'a mercy!.

/jasper

31 posted on 02/13/2008 2:50:35 PM PST by Jasper (Stand Fast, Craigellachie!!)
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To: Squantos
The copter pilot stated that they were Iraqi volunteers.

Buddy...gimme bout 15 minutes!...I'll ring ya!
32 posted on 02/13/2008 3:11:17 PM PST by hiredhand (Check my "about" page. I'm the Prophet of Doom!)
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To: Squantos

I guess they missed the class - on the chapter explaining that 2 hands retrieving or disarming HE ordnance - is usually 1 hand too many......

Most goobers have a hard enough time keeping track of their own hands, feet and hearts -—— Four goobers over a live 155mm is way over staffed.....

This should be a object lesson on how NOT to do the job....
They blowed up real good. Too bad they were ours.


33 posted on 02/13/2008 4:35:37 PM PST by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: jbp1

-it is sad. But it is also very, very dumb.
These guys should have known better. I’ve never been up close to an EOD, but I would know better then to be banging away on it like they were... and it can’t be the first time they’ve seen EOD’s. They are after all, in Iraq.

regards


34 posted on 02/13/2008 7:14:15 PM PST by FBD ("I am sure that Senator Clinton would make a good president," ~ John McCain on NBC's "Meet the Press)
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To: river rat

Iraqi militia........


35 posted on 02/13/2008 9:19:47 PM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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To: Squantos

Aren’t we considering the Iraqi “volunteer militia” as “ours”?

I always considered anyone with a weapon pointed in the same direction as mine - “one of us”......”ours”....

We couldn’t communicate well with the “yards”....but most of them were more reliable in a fight than some of the ARVN assignees to I Corps.

The “yards” were fighting on their home turf — family neighborhoods — much like the Iraqi “volunteer militia”, so I suspect they may be poorly trained but properly motivated.


36 posted on 02/13/2008 9:50:26 PM PST by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: river rat

Oh yeah ......sorry if I implied otherwise.


37 posted on 02/13/2008 11:23:37 PM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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To: Landru

-from that same site, very good video -interview with an ex-terrorist)
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=d8b_1174919994

He relates what encourages many young men to join radical muslim groups. It wasn’t what what I thought it would be.


38 posted on 02/14/2008 5:07:20 AM PST by FBD ("I am sure that Senator Clinton would make a good president," ~ John McCain on NBC's "Meet the Press)
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To: river rat
We couldn’t communicate well with the “yards”....but most of them were more reliable in a fight than some of the ARVN assignees to I Corps.

What, you don't speak Bru or Rhade?

39 posted on 02/14/2008 9:01:20 AM PST by archy (Et Thybrim multo spumantem sanguine cerno. [from Virgil's *Aeneid*.])
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To: scout34; U S Army EOD; EODGUY; gatorbait; Joee; An Old Man; Riley; Squantos; USMCBOMBGUY; ...
You could noy pay me enough to remove an IED with an AK muzzle though.

Please, use the right tool!

[Redfenders list ping!]


40 posted on 02/14/2008 9:06:09 AM PST by archy (Et Thybrim multo spumantem sanguine cerno. [from Virgil's *Aeneid*.])
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