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Old 12-25-2012, 13:31   #22
Isaiah 53:4-9
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Originally Posted by robin303 View Post
"When was the last time you wore body armor all day long?"

Used to wear it everyday plus all the other gear I wore and over 100 deg. Talking about a sweaty mess. And I wasn't even a cop.
I wore one for five years humping the brush. That was before they gave you cool T-shirts that didn't stick to your skin. You would pull out the vest a little bit and give yourself a steam bath for your face. When I would come home and drop the duty best, pul of the shirt, then the dump the vest, my wife would laugh at me like a dog with its head stuck in a bag when I would try to peal off that drenched T-shirt.

So, body armor is not fun or glamorous. But, it is helpful when people run from danger and you run to it.
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