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PostAuthor: garyedolan » November 18th, 2008, 10:24 am


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Re: glasses during abn/rip

PostAuthor: SupplyRanger » November 18th, 2008, 2:23 pm

m6medic1 wrote:Hello, I was wondering that when going through airborne and rip do you have to wear BCGs or can you wear normal glasses if they are compatible with regulation. Reason is when i got to abn I will have been in almost two years and I threw out my BCGs right after basic. Also, I have around 20/800 vision so not wearing them is not an option. Thanks in advance Rangers.

In RIP you can wear any military issued glasses.
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PostAuthor: Jenny Lynn » November 18th, 2008, 3:10 pm

Rock Island Ranger wrote:
Jenny Lynn wrote:
Rangerguru wrote:
K.Ingraham wrote:
Bravo57 wrote:You'll need the BCG's. Matter of fact, get the really good go fasters that strap around your head.

You'll look like a tool, but they are tough to break.

No one is grading you on your looks and besides, you won't cry when they get lost or broken.

I don't know how it is now a days, but you used to be able to easily get sweet lovin if you were wearing them. 8)

Rangers, I apologize for veering into your lane and ask for your forgiveness but found I could not help myself from posting that I have always found a man wearing those thick framed glasses to be quite sexy, that is all. I'll go bake some cookies now. Thanks, Jenny

Really????? :shock:

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PostAuthor: rgrpuck » November 18th, 2008, 3:11 pm

...didnt know that did ya fuckers......

I used to rock the shit outta some BCG's.... :lol:
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PostAuthor: Bravo57 » November 18th, 2008, 5:19 pm

rgrpuck wrote:...didnt know that did ya fuckers......

I used to rock the shit outta some BCG's.... :lol:

I'd just turn on my heel and walk the other way to the chow hall. :lol:

not cuz of the glasses either
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