Active shooter NAS P-cola

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Re: Active shooter NAS P-cola

Post by MiddleAgedKen » Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:36 pm

Langenator wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:36 pm
Host country would be like Germany, Poland, Japan, Korea, etc. Last I checked, our troops weren't even allowed to take guns to those countries, anyway.

Back to the original topic, apparently SIX Saudis have been detained, included three who FILMED THE SHOOTING while it happened.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ooter.html

Turn them over to the Saudi security services, I say.
Respectfully disagree. They'll get dead in creative ways all right, but the trail will end right there. I say ship 'em to Gitmo, wring 'em dry, and top it off with half a helicopter ride.
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Re: Active shooter NAS P-cola

Post by HTRN » Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:43 pm

Vonz90 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:28 am
Whatever, anyone who cannot be trusted to carry a firearm has no business being in the military.
There is a significant minority of the officer corps that doesnt trust the grunts with a dull spoon, let alone a handgun.
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Re: Active shooter NAS P-cola

Post by Vonz90 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:50 pm

HTRN wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:43 pm
Vonz90 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:28 am
Whatever, anyone who cannot be trusted to carry a firearm has no business being in the military.
There is a significant minority of the officer corps that doesnt trust the grunts with a dull spoon, let alone a handgun.
Yes, I have encountered them. They don't need to be in the service either.

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Re: Active shooter NAS P-cola

Post by D5CAV » Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:56 pm

Vonz90 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:28 am
anyone who cannot be trusted to carry a firearm has no business being in the military.
+1
The guy was being trained to use one of the $100 million weapon systems that only about 0.0001% of the population will ever get to use. A weapon vastly more powerful and deadly than a 9mm pistol.

We need to give thanks to 2LT Mohammed. He has given an object lesson in the absurdity of gun control laws, no matter how "reasonable".

If someone has passed the screening and background checks to become:
1. An officer in a 1st world military
2. A pilot
3. A fighter pilot
4. Selected for special "top gun" training with US military
5. Granted access to a secure "gun free zone", policed by higher trained and more competent personnel than Broward county schools (anyone tried to get onto a U.S. military base recently?)

...Yet can still "postal", there are no ways to prevent violence short of everyone being locked in a padded cell.
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Re: Active shooter NAS P-cola

Post by g-man » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:24 pm

At what point do we own Saudi Arabia? This is not the first group of those assholes who have pulled this kind of shit...

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Re: Active shooter NAS P-cola

Post by Vonz90 » Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:46 am

So a little bit of an after action report, a couple of my son's friends were wounded but not life threatening. He did not know the ENS on the quarter deck who was killed well, but he knew him a bit and is still quite bummed about it. (Of note, he died valiantly.)

A lot if shit. Why the F**** would not even the watch be armed. The stupid is thick.

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Re: Active shooter NAS P-cola

Post by Netpackrat » Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:10 am

You are preaching to the choir, man. Glad your boy is OK.
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Re: Active shooter NAS P-cola

Post by g-man » Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:44 am

Netpackrat wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:10 am
You are preaching to the choir, man. Glad your boy is OK.
+1 to this.
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Re: Active shooter NAS P-cola

Post by randy » Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:58 pm

Vonz90 wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:46 am
He did not know the ENS on the quarter deck who was killed well, but he knew him a bit and is still quite bummed about it. (Of note, he died valiantly.)
U.S. Naval Academy graduate died relaying crucial information to first responders

Took 5 round and kept going until he completed his mission.

Damn, need to check the air filters again.
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Re: Active shooter NAS P-cola

Post by randy » Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:01 pm

It's time to hi-jack the favorite GFW slogan of "if it saves just one life". If a policy of arming military personnel on base saves just one life...
...even before I read MHI, my response to seeing a poster for the stars of the latest Twilight movies was "I see 2 targets and a collaborator".

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