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Zombie Zone and SCDTV Christmas Stocking Competition

This Christmas, the Elves from Zombie Zone have joined forces with the Elves from SCDTV – and those from the far north – and have prepared something very special for you…

First a little back-story…  Last Christmas Eve, Santa Claus received many disturbing signals that bad green lizard-goblins were trying to destroy Christmas.  There were dozens of reports of them robbing people’s Christmas stockings- stealing from them things like tactical folding knives, backpacks, and various other pieces of tactical and survival equipment. In the place of the stolen items they put, tight pants, razors, pink wool sweaters, perfume, flowers, and other stuff intended to make men weak…

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After painstakingly gathering all the evidence and analyzing footage from tapping into cameras in laptops, smart phones, tablets and carefully hidden in childrens’ toys, the record clearly showed that the evil goblins usually robbed red Christmas stockings.

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Friday Foto

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Paratroopers are seen from the air after exiting from a CH-47 helicopter during “Leapfest  XXXI” on Aug. 4, 2014. Leapfest is an Airborne parachute competition sponsored by the Rhode Island National Guard to promote high level technical training within the International Airborne community.

U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Horace Murray, 982nd Combat Camera Company (Airborne).

RECOIL in Jordan for 6th Annual Warrior Competition

David Reeder and the crew from RECOIL magazine were recently on the ground in Jordan to cover the 6th annual Warrior Competition at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Centre (KASOTC) and the 2014 SOFEX trade fair and conference.

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Snipers from British Army’s Rapid Reaction Force practice their skill

Snipers from 16 Air Assault Brigade’s infantry units came together on the Stanford Training Area (STANTA) in Norfolk this week (6-9 May). As well as hitting targets at ranges of up to 1,200 metres by day and night, the snipers were tested on close quarter shooting, stalking and their observation and concealment skills.

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Among the soldiers taking part were snipers from 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment, based at Tern Hill in Shropshire, and Colchester-based 2nd and 3rd Battalions The Parachute Regiment and The Pathfinders.

Snipers fulfil a vital and enduring role on the battlefield, in terms of intelligence-gathering, target identification and eliminating high-value targets. They work in pairs, with the more experienced acting as the spotter, using high quality optics to sight targets and judge wind and elevation to guide the shooter, who is equipped with the powerful and accurate L115A3 rifle.

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Leapfest XXXI is a GO!

Leapfest, the international military parachuting competition sponsored by the Rhode Island Army National Guard is on!

It was cancelled last year due to sequestration but this year it is back – and its got a spiffy new website as well…

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www.leapfest.com

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