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Hello from WA, north of Spokane

Discussion in 'Introduction Forum' started by aircrew141, Jun 21, 2012.

  1. aircrew141


    Jun 20, 2012
    North of Spokane
    My interest in Glocks started when I was a young buck in the Marines, I purchased a Model 19 from the Camp Pendleton gun shop in Feb '92 (serial # YW 7XX), It served me well from '92-'10 (had to draw-down on a Perp one time, he's lucky to be alive as I didn't fire, he cowered and ran away), must have fired 2,000 rounds through it in that time with maybe 2 or 3 stovepipes, no FTFs, FTLs (superb weapon), while in the Marines I served 7 months at Jubail Naval Air Field, Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield/Storm as an Air Traffic Controller with MATCS-38, Detachment Charlie, we controlled over 169,000 air operations at that air field during that time period.

    Two years ago I traded it in on a new Glock 19 (serial # PLB 8XX, blue label, Night Sights, test fired 25 June 2010) I love this one as well, I upgraded it with a LWD threaded barrel and have a Osprey Can in the works. I carry it concealed where ever I go (had always carried the previous G-19) and I know that if I have to draw-down again, it will not let me down.

    I transferred to the Air Force Reserves after the Marines in '92 and retired in 2010 at McChord AFB, during that time I was a C-141 Comm/Nav Tech (3.5 years) then trained to be a C-141 Loadmaster, retrained to the C-17 6 years and 2,000 flight hours later, flew a lot of combat missions in Bosnia then Operation Enduring Freedom (logged 350 combat sorties in all those years, I even logged a combat sortie in CONUS (very few have ever done that) on 911 flew Bush's Limos/Secret Service Agents back to D.C. from Sarasota, FL that day).

    My friend and I are interested in Coyote hunting, If anyone in the area is also . . . Lets chat.

    Well, that's Me in a Nutshell, it's Great to be a member here with like-minded individuals.

    Thanks for your time and don't hesitate to drop me a line (PM), Take Care All!!


    P.S. - Admin., feel free to update your serial number pages with the above information, let me know if you need addition data.
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2012
  2. Berto

    Berto woo woo

    Sep 15, 2003
    Welcome from just North of Sod.....umm, Seattle.
    Thanks for your service!!!

  3. aircrew141


    Jun 20, 2012
    North of Spokane
    Thanks Berto, happy to be here!!

  4. oily_oink

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    Jun 23, 2006
    Metro. Detroit