David L
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Started this discussion. Last reply by J.L. Nov 2, 2012. 3 Replies

Hello all,So, I've been reading here for quite some time. Decided that it was time to get a little bit more interactive. My name is Dave, and I am an infantry paratrooper currently deployed. Now that…Continue

 

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David L replied to Joshua Martin's discussion Manliest movies
"(trying to think of ones not mentioned) Valhalla Rising The Fountain 2 Mules for Sister Sara No Country for Old Men The Great Escape Lawrence of Arabia Blood Diamond Some good mentions in this thread. "
Nov 13, 2012
David L replied to Matt Monsees's discussion I just found out I had a son
"You can use the courts if she refuses to get paternity test, which is the general consensus around here. Do this before investing all of your emotions, time, and money into it. Be smart and lawyer up. You can use JAG services for free brother."
Nov 13, 2012
David L replied to Justin Cook's discussion Video Games Hobby Or Waste Of Time.
"Hobby. I enjoy games with friends near and far. It used to consume me as a kid, but I've found much more fun things to do in the past few years."
Nov 7, 2012
David L replied to Brian Splash's discussion Appropriate or disrespectful
"The more articulated version of what I was trying to convey. +1. And badass story.. those guys on Guadalcanal were true warriors."
Nov 4, 2012
David L replied to RM's discussion Any ideas of jobs/opportunities to travel (with US or abroad) and meet and interact with a lot of people from different backgrounds
"I'm sure I'm not smart enough for that, Shane. Try something a little more rudimentary. With more guns, and lots more walking."
Nov 3, 2012
David L replied to Brian Splash's discussion Appropriate or disrespectful
"Not my intention to insult your idea, if that's how you are taking it. Branch rings are far different than religious medallions. They are crafted for individuals, much like class or superbowl rings I suppose. It's meaning is all sentiment,…"
Nov 3, 2012
David L replied to RM's discussion Any ideas of jobs/opportunities to travel (with US or abroad) and meet and interact with a lot of people from different backgrounds
"I am glad we are all a big happy family, however, you can count me in on the MOS that carries heavy stuff."
Nov 3, 2012
David L replied to RM's discussion Any ideas of jobs/opportunities to travel (with US or abroad) and meet and interact with a lot of people from different backgrounds
"No, MY MOS is the best! I'm so awesome! Sheesh. Anyways, multitudes of consulting jobs offer internships internationally. Just look in your own industry.  If not, peace corps and other noble organizations offer up quite the…"
Nov 2, 2012
David L replied to Josh Billings's discussion Buying Stock
"You can always try mutual funds. I am not in league with all of these great financial advisors, but for me, mutual funds have yielded a little bit of growth (albeit not mega-millions) in a 'safer' fashion for me in the past 4 years. "
Nov 2, 2012
David L replied to Kyle L.'s discussion What to do with 100$
"I'd say a new wallet, a watch, or a flask. A knife is a good idea, I suppose.  I'd lean on flask right at this moment, if you drink."
Nov 2, 2012
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Nov 2, 2012
David L replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion Electric vs DE razors
"On deployment and in the field, electric razors are the best (read: I am a hairy guy). Nothing will beat an actual razor with good lather to the face, but the more you use a certain electric razor the more accustomed your skin gets to it.. and the…"
Nov 2, 2012
David L replied to Brian Splash's discussion Appropriate or disrespectful
"I don't understand fully the point of having a copy of a copy. The memory of your grandfather and his sacrifices will live on through you, as something to pass down verbally.. or with pictures. Making a copy of a copy creates no real sentiment,…"
Nov 2, 2012
J.L. replied to David L's discussion FNG
"Welcome, Dave! Thanks for your service. Stay safe over there!"
Nov 2, 2012
Kilted Bear replied to David L's discussion FNG
"Welcome. Jump right in man."
Nov 2, 2012
David L replied to Brett McKay's discussion How Do You Want to Go Out?
"Typical answers to expect I suppose. I'm from a very small town back in the states. I want to be buried in my dress uniform (army greens) in a small plot in this cemetery I kept clean as a boy scout in my childhood. Quiet, in the…"
Nov 2, 2012

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The Army, outdoors, mountain biking, music, video games, art, etc.
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Anything by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
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Primer, Indiana Jones

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