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"So we are up in the mountains at about 0100 hrs looking for a bad guy
that we thought was in the area. Here are ten of us, pitch black,
crystal clear night, about 25 degrees. We know there are bad guys in the
area; a few shots have been fired but no big deal. We decide that we
need air cover and the only thing in the area is a solo B-1 bomber. He
flies ar! ound at about 20,000 feet and tells us there is nothing in the
area. He then asks if we would like a low level show of force. Stupid
question. Of course we tell him yes. The controller who is attached to
the team then is heard talking to the pilot. Pilot asks if we want it
subsonic or supersonic. Very stupid question. Pilot advises he is twenty
miles out and stand by.

The controller gets us all sitting down in a line and points out the
proper location. You have to picture this. Pitch black, ten killers
sitting down, dead quiet and overlooking this about 30 mile long valley.
All of a sudden, way out (below our level) you see a set of four 200'
white flames coming at us. The controller says, "Ah-- guys-- you might
want to plug your ears". Faster than you can think a B-1, supersonic,
1000' over our heads, blasts the sound barrier and it feels like God
just hit you in the head with a hammer". He then stands it straight up
with 4 white trails of flame coming out and disappears." Cost of gas:
Probably $50,000: Hearing damage: For certain Result: Bunch of Taliban
thinking twice about shooting at us: Priceless

Would you rather spend $50 K in support of our troops or pay it to
support people that come to this county illegally?

John :twisted:
 

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Gotta love an Air Farce pilot with some guts and the controller who coaxed him into droppin' to a 1k hard deck for that run, probably made that group King of the Day. :wink:
 

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Sounds like money well wasted to me. Better than giving it to those folks from Soouth of the border that just show up in the US. I wish you had made a clip of it that we could watch.
 

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No waste in my eyes, funds well spent!!!! Love them Zoomies!
 

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Do you think they know who's BOSS now. :flg:

Oh btw that might be cheaper than a " fence" across Texas. :flg:
 

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Sounds like money well wasted to me. Better than giving it to those folks from Soouth of the border that just show up in the US. I wish you had made a clip of it that we could watch.
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I say we keep the fly bys AND built a fence across Texas!!!!! 8)
 

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I remember that idiot reporter asking a Sniper what he felt when he shoots someone- Slight delay- He replies "Recoil" :lol:
 
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