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Military Posers On Halloween

Discussion in 'Military' started by YayAreaTaco0311, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:04 AM
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    mjp2

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    I know what you mean! Seriously, how could anybody do that, especially on Halloween!?

    Saw this one and it REALLY pissed me off! This girl actually thinks she's Rainbow Brite! The nerve!
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  2. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:06 AM
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    I suddenly feel like eating some SKITTLES!!!




    Taste the Flavor
     
  3. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:06 AM
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    And if you go up to them and ask them to adjust the uniform such as removing rank, or service affiliation you are usually met with hostility even after you tell them that you are in the service.
     
  4. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:09 AM
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    While I appreciate those that are patriotic enough to even think of dressing up as a military member for Halloween and care enough about the troops to want to be like us; it truly is a damn shame that these douche bags pull this fake BS.
     
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    Realize that civilians have no idea what any of the markings on the uniform mean. To you and other military personnel there is meaning attached to every patch, pin, and marking. To the rest of us it's just decoration.

    Don't mistake ignorance for intentional disrespect.
     
  6. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:12 AM
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    a baby "maverick" in a flight suit...:thumbsup:

    18 yr old or older wearing the uniform, but has not yet EARNED the right to do so...:crazy:

    younger brothers who have older brothers (or sisters - it is after all the 21st century)in the military, who wear bits and pieces of the uniform to maybe play paintball or something like that, or a wife/girlfriend wearing her guys leather flight jacket (or gore-tex), stuff like that, I'm cool with.

    There is definitely a line there where people should not cross, common sense and good judgement go a long way. And for the guy in the bar who has to lie about being in the service, feel bad for that person, because he will never know the brotherhood of the military.

    -Corey, a real.live.SSgt Flight Engineer (in training):D
     
  7. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:15 AM
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  8. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:21 AM
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    Gray wire, Some lights in the bed area, and some character marks throughout.
    However, when i try to explain to them what the big deal is, not being a dick either, and they tell you to and i quote "go fuck yourself, i will wear what i want and I don't f*cking care who you are" That is where I loose my understanding side and want to rip his throat out because I tried to be cool and tell them why what they have is wrong and that if they come across the wrong person they will be eating dinner through a straw. There are a lot of guys who have lost brothers and would jack someone up for less. Let alone a family member of a fallen soldier/marine/airman/seaman/coastie see them and mess them up. Bottom line is I try to be cool, and get shit on for trying to steer in the right direction.
     
  9. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:27 AM
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    Yes it is illegal to impersonate a mlitary service member. it is a whole different thing that thestolen valor act... lets be clear here...kids and dressup, occasional uniform items worn hunting or in inclement weather...thats cool. but when they wear Camo utilities and other full uniform items, that is wrong.

    Civilians do not know what the uniform is supposed to look like so for all they know that guy is inthe service and giving us a bad name! We have enough trouble with the 10% in our services that already make us look bad when they go home! ]

    if you want to be technical, uniforms are not to be worn by ANYONE who is not in the service. even if you have gotten out. Only if you are retired can you wear them. there is an exceptioon and that is with the dress blues...funerals and weddings, but you must have served at some point. i forget the order..not sure if its thesame for other services also.
     
  10. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:29 AM
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    I understand being pissed at people who try to pass themselves off as having been in the service, that's really shitty. But if somebody is out on halloween and threw together a soldier costume for a costume party or whatever, and isn't claiming to have actually served, where's the harm?
     
  11. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:38 AM
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    Gray wire, Some lights in the bed area, and some character marks throughout.
    Sorry, I got caught up in the moment of the marine fake.
     
  12. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:41 AM
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    You get paid to doing your job so don’t think your better then anyone us dude. Doctors take their steps as you put it just like you did and so does cops, fire fighter ect… I'm grateful don’t get me wrong but thinking people shouldn’t ware military uniform on HALLOWEEN is a bit cocky. If anything you should be flatter that people want to pretend to be you.

    Get over yourself, its not like they are running around on some random day telling people they are in the military.
     
  13. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:46 AM
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    Hmm I wear the ghillie when I am out poaching or stalking those nurses by looking in thier windows and the old NATO woodland BDUs when Im hunting legit with friends.
     
  14. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:48 AM
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    If you would actually read my posts you would see that it is not the HALLOWEEN people that I address. No where did I say I say anything to people on HALLOWEEN. I don't much care what people dress up for for HALLOWEEN. i was speaking of people who wear the uniforms not on HALLOWEEN. So does that clear up how i feel about HALLOWEEN?????
     
  15. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:50 AM
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    I have a Digi Jacket that I got from my younger brother, because I couldn't serve. I tried.. and He recently got out of the Army after being injured. I where the jacket with my Last name and the American Flag on it. no rank or other patches. My mother also served. so if someone came up to me giving me shit for Reping my Respect for my Family.. Then I would have a prob.

    But I do agree with some of you. I do not think its right for people to act like they were in the service trying to get shit from people. thats just being a scumbag..
     
  16. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    And furthermore, This^ happens WAY more than anyone will EVER know. So yes, people do go out and dress the part of the military.
     
  17. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:52 AM
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    Sorry dude I qouted the wrong person... I was talking to the OP

     
  18. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:53 AM
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    No rank, no service affiliation. Nothing wrong here at all.
     
  19. Nov 3, 2009 at 8:53 AM
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    I'll tell you what was funny was that I volunteer on a retired aircraft carrier. We had a Halloween party/ fundraiser event. About 1,500 people showed up. The thing is that a lot of the volunteers are actual retired navy personnel , some who served on the actual ship. They often wear a old blue shirt and a hat with the name of their ship on it. Lo and behold a whole ton of people came to the part dressed as if they were in the navy. Ironic.

    Doesn't bother me much. They helped by contributing to the ship. If they wanted to dress in military outfits, that's fine by me.
     
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    halloween!!!!!!:d
     

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