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by Leatherneck
April 10th, 2003, 1:28 pm
Forum: About RASP
Topic: Ankle/knee supports in RIP, Airborne school
Replies: 10
Views: 5426

Ankle/knee supports in RIP, Airborne school

Heading to Airborne/RIP this summer, and have a question about wearing ankle/knee supports. I know in the Marine Corps, once out of boot camp nobody cared whether or not you wore, for instance, some ankle tape on humps. We used to tape up lightly before humps over rocky terrain to help the ankles (e...
by Leatherneck
April 9th, 2003, 12:30 pm
Forum: Personal Gear
Topic: Wish List?
Replies: 31
Views: 9690

REMFs and rum cake

Rear-echelon MFs. In Desert Storm a group of us made a huge order from Brigade Quartermasters. I (naive) ordered about $200 worth of gear (incl. boots and gloves that I needed badly). In the end, all that got to us was a huge box stuffed with newspaper and a couple of items of gear the REMFs didn't ...
by Leatherneck
April 2nd, 2003, 10:13 am
Forum: Introduction Archive
Topic: Best on the web
Replies: 2
Views: 1918

Best on the web

Sincere thanks to the webmaster for providing the best resource on the web for those interested in the Rangers. Since I've begun this re-enlistment process, I've spent several hours scouring the web for information (esp. anecdotal, from those who've been there) about training and life in Ranger Bat,...
by Leatherneck
March 7th, 2003, 4:21 pm
Forum: About OSUT
Topic: whoa
Replies: 30
Views: 11144

Marines and the Army

Couldn't find all the ranting ref'd in the above e-mails on that link, but I have a few things to say beinga former Marine. There are Marines, and then there are Marines. As for the infantry, which in my experience regards the rest of the Marine Corps as unqulified to speak on the matter, every Mari...

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