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Best Allies?
« on: January 27, 2004, 09:27:00 »
I am currently at Point Loma, Naval Base, San Diego for an Acquisition course.  Gotta tell you I like the area, however, I don‘t think the food produced in the Galley was all that great.

Anyway, this morning I was having breakfast when I saw quite a sight.  I recognized them from a mile away....that old uburban legend, wear a CDN flag on your backback so the locals will know you are not American    :blotto:  , anyway I guess it  comes in handy sometimes!   So, there is a CDN Navy LT and a LCDR (I am going by US abbreviations) and after they sit down next to me I ask, "so how are our best allies?)  He answers back, "oh, the Brits, they aren‘t here!)     :p     I thought it was great, everyone around me did as well.

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Re: Best Allies?
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2004, 10:17:00 »
Haha. Sounds familiar.
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Re: Best Allies?
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2004, 11:41:00 »
haha the brits.
but I don‘t know, you yanks sure do got some shiny kit that I want to nick off of you.
I remember seeing a US Air Force Lt-Col. in downtown Toronto once, I had a pint with him, never learnt what he did though. but still a neato guy
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Re: Best Allies?
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2004, 01:34:00 »
Have a beer with them. and they be your best allies
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Re: Best Allies?
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2004, 07:02:00 »
So true RECON-MAN...so true

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Re: Best Allies?
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2004, 21:31:00 »
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Originally posted by S_Baker:
[qb] I am currently at Point Loma, Naval Base, San Diego for an Acquisition course.  Gotta tell you I like the area, however, I don‘t think the food produced in the Galley was all that great.

Anyway, this morning I was having breakfast when I saw quite a sight.  I recognized them from a mile away....that old uburban legend, wear a CDN flag on your backback so the locals will know you are not American     :blotto:   , anyway I guess it  comes in handy sometimes!   So, there is a CDN Navy LT and a LCDR (I am going by US abbreviations) and after they sit down next to me I ask, "so how are our best allies?)  He answers back, "oh, the Brits, they aren‘t here!)      :p      I thought it was great, everyone around me did as well. [/qb]
Sherwood that remind‘s my of a story about when the Royal Navy and the U.S. Navy were having a mid Atlantic Ex.

On contact the U.S. vessel signaled to the R.N. ship;How‘s the second largest Navy doing?
Retort was;How‘s the second best doing?

Aint sarcasim great!!
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