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By BRlang · PostedSong Bee, supply was over by that large tent. After check out in country my first Flight Engineer was Charlie Brault. I had no idea until later that I was flying with a C-130 hero. He really showed me the ropes. Almost too many ropes. He told me to run in the BX and get a cheap bottle of whiskey. I was still wearing my state side fatigues. We hit Song Bee and he said come with me. We paid a visit to the Supply SGT. I handed him the Jim Beam and he asked me what size. He filled a duffle bag with jungle fatigues and olive green T-shirts and jungle combat boots. There was a story that a CRB crew flew away with a jeep for a case of booze. Anybody remember a jeep sitting around Herky Hill in 69 or 70.
By Sonny · PostedThe wise old Mother Superior from county Tipperary was dying. The nuns gathered around her bed trying to make her comfortable. They gave her some warm milk to drink, but she refused it. Then one nun took the glass back to the kitchen. Remembering a bottle of Irish whiskey received as a gift the previous Christmas, she opened and poured a generous amount into the warm milk.
Back at Mother Superior's bed, she held the glass to her lips. Mother Superior drank a little, then a little more. Before they knew it, she had drunk the whole glass down to the last drop.
"Mother", the nuns pleaded, "Please give us some wisdom before you die". She raised herself up in bed with a pious look on her face and said, "Don't sell that cow".
Only in America
By Sonny · PostedOnly in America...can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance...
Only in America...are there handicap parking places in front of a skating rink...
Only in America...do people order double cheese burgers, a large fry, and a diet coke...
Only in America...do banks leave both doors open and then chain the pens to the counters...
Only in America...do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and leave useless things and junk in boxes in the garage...
Only in America...do we use answering machines to screen calls and then have call waiting so we won't miss a call from someone we didn't want to talk to in the first place...
Only in America...do we buy hot dogs in packages of ten and buns in packages of eight...
Only in America...do we use the word "politics" to describe the process so well: "Poli" in latin meaning "many" and "tics" meaning "blood-sucking creatures"..
Somebody's got’ta do it
By dfeatherngill · PostedThats a photo of an "old friend". Another nice photo Billy, I remember those trips to Phnom Penn, all the crew except me got temple rubbings, I was all about being a good loadmaster...LOL
Happy Birthday billurquhart.
By Sonny · PostedHappy Birthday Bill ( billurquhart )
By Sonny · PostedA man and his wife, moved back home to North Carolina, from Texas. The wife had a wooden leg and to insure it in Texas Was $2000.00 a year!
When they arrived in North Carolina, they went to an insurance Agency, to see how much it would cost to insure the leg.
The agent looked it up on the computer and said to the couple, '$39.00.'
The husband was shocked and asked why it was so cheap here In North Carolina to insure, because it cost him $2000.00 in Texas!
The agent turned his computer screen to the couple and said, 'Well, here it is on the screen, it says: *Any wooden structure, with a sprinkler system over it, is $39.00.
By Sonny · PostedAt a wedding ceremony, the pastor asked if anyone had anything to say concerning the union of the bride and groom. It was their time to stand up and talk, or forever hold their peace. The moment of utter silence was broken by a young beautiful woman carrying an infant. She started walking toward the pastor slowly. Everything quickly turned to chaos. The bride slapped the groom. The groom's mother fainted. The groomsmen started giving each other looks and wondering how best to help save the situation. The pastor asked the woman, "Can you tell us why you came forward? What do you have to say?" The woman replied, "We can't hear in the back."
Little Rock Squadrons
By AMPTestFE · PostedI don't know currently, been in theater lately. I heard it's been chilly there.
Nav panel lighting
By AMPTestFE · PostedCan anyone tell me why our USAF H1's are wired so that you can only see the SCNS mode advisory lights if you turn the nav instrument lighting rheostat up? It turns out that these lights are wired into the dimmer rheostat. So if you were flying during daylight, and you wanted to see the SCNS status lights, you'd have to turn the instrument lights on. This seems wrong to me, especially since the pilot/copilot advisory lights are not wired this way.
C130 News: First of 8 new planes lands at 908th
By bobdaley · PostedInteresting numbers as of last month Oldest USAF Herk in years 64-14852 HC-130P at Patrick Hi time USAF Herk 65-0989 EC-130H at DM 28385 hours Oldest H in years 74-1659 at Yokota (about 24256 Hours) Hi time H 74-2067 at Yokota 25997 I really don't understand why these H models with new wings are going right to the scrap areas at AMARG, when the E models are in storage. Just this month 85-0038 and 0042 went to AMARG. Seems like they would be primo for Foreign Military Sales. Maybe Lockheed wants to sell J's to countries that can't afford them. Bob
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