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Hello from Afghanistan, by way of Coupeville, Wa.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chevysquid, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. chevysquid

    chevysquid Coupeville, Washington Member

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    Hello all. My name is Shawn, I'm 35, and I live in Coupeville Washington. I am in the Navy and currently deployed to Afghanistan. So I am unfortunately gonna miss the main rifle deer season, but I think I will be back in time for the late season black tail hunt! When I can, I like to chase Mule deer in the Winthrop area and used to do the high buck hunt in the Paseyton before my hunting partner tranfered, so now it is usually me on my own. So if anyone is looking for a hunting partner, or have some land and need some critters thinned out, let me know.
     
  2. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hope all is well. When I was there we joked what is the Navy doing in a landlocked country? In reality you guys did a lot building stuff for us and keeping our internet going.:) Keep the faith and have some fun while your there whenever you can.
     
  3. chevysquid

    chevysquid Coupeville, Washington Member

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    I am an aircraft mechanic in an electronic warfare squadron. No building from me and I cuss the internet every day! This is my 3rd 6 month deployment here in 3 years.
     
  4. parsons_12b

    parsons_12b LaPine Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hey were in Afghanistan are you ?
     
  5. chevysquid

    chevysquid Coupeville, Washington Member

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    I'm at Bagram
     
  6. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Bagram is huge. Loved being stuck there with nothing to do when I was going on leave and coming back off of it...:)
     
  7. swoop

    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Welcome here squid, be safe and thank's for your service.
     
  8. chevysquid

    chevysquid Coupeville, Washington Member

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    Which FOB or where were you at Jordanvraptor?

    Have you been here or are you here now Parsons?
     
  9. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I was at Mazar I Sharif for my first 6 months, pretty chill up there then we went down to Kandahar for our last 6 months. Kandahar is a big base but we had our own mini FOB out near the garbage dump lol. I was a machine gunner on Humvees and trucks doing convoys.
     
  10. chevysquid

    chevysquid Coupeville, Washington Member

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    I't generally pretty chill here at Bagram, although a couple weeks ago we did have some mortars land inside the wire that killed a few guys and injured 4 or 5.
     
  11. parsons_12b

    parsons_12b LaPine Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Jordan when were you at Mez I was there from feb07 to june07 In Kabul on a mobile training team before that.
     
  12. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, I don't have any hunting to offer, but thought I would just say thanks for serving.
     
  13. westernsky20

    westernsky20 Portland, OR Member

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    Thankyou for your service, and be safe.
     
  14. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I was at Mez from June 06 through Dec 06. We then went to Kandahar and ran convoys to Kabul and other outlying FOBs. Hey if you want some gun magazines to pass the time, PM me your APO address and I'll send you out a box.
     
  15. chevysquid

    chevysquid Coupeville, Washington Member

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    That would be great, thanks! There are quite a few guys in my squadron that are "gun zealots" as the liberals call us. I prefer Infidel!
     
  16. parsons_12b

    parsons_12b LaPine Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Chevysquid if you need anything let me know and I will see what i can do

    Jordan if i might inquire as to what unit you were in.
     
  17. chevysquid

    chevysquid Coupeville, Washington Member

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    I think I'm pretty set. Thanks though Parsons. I'll keep that in mind.
     
  18. ernurse

    ernurse molalla oregon Active Member

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    Just wanted to say hello and thanks for your service and keep safe.
    Semper Fi....Scott:thumbup:
     
  19. Grubstake

    Grubstake Eugene Oregon Member

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    Thanks for your service chevysquid..Nice to read your posts...Mike
     
  20. chevysquid

    chevysquid Coupeville, Washington Member

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    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone.