Glocks at BIAP/Baghdad

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by GeoJelly, Sep 11, 2003.

  1. GeoJelly

    GeoJelly

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    Greetings from BIAP. I've only had intermittent internet access so this may be old "news". I live/work at the airport - working for 1st Armored Division (as a civilian). I've seen a lot of Glocks the past few days - all of them on young military-looking guys (and one gal) wearing civilian clothes. They appear to be G-19's - I can't tell the difference (from 23's) from a distance & they don't look friendly enough to ask. They don't appear to have a standard holster. They are all 3rd Gen w/ finger grooves and a light rail. Most of these folks are also carrying some very new looking M-4's - usually tricked out. Interesting contrast between the average soldier's weapon (dusty and beat-up) versus these guys. I understand these guys ride around in Suburban's/etc so please don't beat me up for the comment about soldier's weapons (spent 20 years in the Army). Speaking of soldiers - you wouldn't believe how beat-up the average Beretta M-9 looks. The aluminum grip frames don't appear to be holding up well at all. Probably not a problem functionality-wise - but they sure look like hell. Anyone heard anything about a replacement for the M-9??
     
  2. RAH

    RAH Keep The Change Millennium Member

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    Godspeed to your safe return. Thank you for your service and the report.
     

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    studrocket Incognito

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    Thamks for your report geojelly. I tried to explain this same fact a month ago, and met a lot of resistance. I was basically called a liar. So, Cyclist........its ok for you to be wrong, so long as you admit it.
     
  4. ODA 564

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    The guys at BIAP are the civilian subcontractors running security (and I don't mean bag screening).

    Russ and Ben are two good guys. And I hope to be helping them out soon.
     
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    Ricky T Millennium Member

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    ODA 564:

    Thanks for your service and if you are launched, good luck, good hunting and watch the front sight or the red dot.
     
  6. Cyclist

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    Subcontractors not military. Get with it.

     
  7. drod

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    Folks, I 'm going to leave this thread open, but please don't turn it into an argument. If you must attack each other, do so in private messages. Thanks.