my update, Irish army - Page 3




 
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August 29th, 2005  
Redleg
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by dougal
Well saturday consisted of my frist forced loaded 15km route march, I realy enjoyed it, some views in my home county.
If you enjoyed that, then you should really look forward to your first 30km, 50km etc.. marches...

Keep up the good work Dougal, looking forward to the next update..
August 29th, 2005  
Locke
 
 
onya dougal

sounds like you are having a good experience, keep it up!!

look forward to your next update
September 23rd, 2005  
dougal
 
 
Started heli jumps. Its great craic.

Did a 20k loaded march over a peaks highest being 627.
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September 23rd, 2005  
Redleg
 
 
Ahh, I heard that strange voice again...




Welcome back Dougal, sounds like you're having a great time.
What altitude are you jumping from?
I've "fallen out" of helis a few times, but only in civilian skydiving equipment..
September 23rd, 2005  
dougal
 
 
Nah not jump, jump. But a quick unload drill into action from 7 or 8 feet.

Its been ages since ive been here.

Im finish training in four weeks now. I cant wait and Kosavo is looking likely in april.
September 23rd, 2005  
Redleg
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by dougal
Nah not jump, jump. But a quick unload drill into action from 7 or 8 feet.
Ahh, I see...

So what happens after you've finished training?
September 23rd, 2005  
dougal
 
 
After 28 weeks of training Il have an 8 week special weapons training and then back to my home unit.
September 23rd, 2005  
MightyMacbeth
 
 
Oh an Irishman. Always was interested in Ireland, especially Christy Moore, like him!! he has got some pretty good stuff you know...
September 27th, 2005  
Irishone
 
 
Where did you do your jumps dougal? I've done 2 in carlow hacketstown some place down there.
September 28th, 2005  
gladius
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by RnderSafe
Calling us drunks, comparing us to the English, and assuming the troubles are all about religion .... stereotypes and misconceptions abound. So nice to see that people are adamant in their ignorance.

Good doing, Dougal. Keep up the good work, lad.
I'm not Irish, but I'm sure not gonna call the Irish drunks, or any Irishman a drunk.

Thats really very stereotypical, imagine a drunken Irishman, has anyone ever heard of such a thing,... c'mon now lets get real here.

How the Irish got this bad rap about being a bunch of drunks is beyond me.

If you are Irish, I can see how this portrayal of your race as drunks can be offensive. In fact, alot of people find it highly offensive.

So if by any chance you find yourself being offended by such stereotypical attitudes, just sit down, pour yourself a glass of whiskey and have a drink, that should calm your nerves.




Oh yeah... Dougal, good work, keep us updated.