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    Dick Marcinko, first CO of Seal Team Six Dies

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    C3 Howitzer Replacement

    And left to our own designs, unfettered by CF-wide circular management, we do it to ourselves. I was only in 13 years and saw at least 2 full cycles of "dispersed gun positions" and "not dispersed gun positions" lol And we can't blame procurement - I think the biggest procurement hurdles...
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    The Great Gun Control Debate

    Which (I know its a different thread) - still holds the record for the deadliest school attack in US History
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    Active Shooter / Hostile Event ( ASHE ) prevention / response

    About 60% of the incidents in the US are over by the time the police get there, based on the 2013 study of active shooters between 2000 and 2013. Not sure what that equates to when you roll in data from 2013 until now. When I do Active Shooter presentations for varying entities, I draw a lot of...
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    Active Shooter / Hostile Event ( ASHE ) prevention / response

    Interesting discussion. I oversee campus security on a University campus in Phoenix. I teach Active Shooter response to staff and faculty. As an aside, I'm part of an armed Church security team at a large Church. I'm also a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) I...
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    3 Jun 2017: Vehicle Hits Pedestrians on London Bridge

    Three different scenes now - http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_BRITAIN_LONDON_BRIDGE_THE_LATEST?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2017-06-03-18-27-54
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    U.S. Politics 2017 (split fm US Election: 2016)

    I work for a University so I get lots of stuff about Diversity and Inclusion, etc. I walked past a display the other day where each poster board had a heading (i.e. Diversity) and people had taken post-it notes and written there comments/thoughts about each category. One board was titled...
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    U.S. Politics 2017 (split fm US Election: 2016)

    If you knowingly enter a country illegally you're not a criminal? Of course, there are semantics at play (isn't there always?)  http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/24/politics/undocumented-immigrants-not-necessarily-criminal/
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    U.S. Politics 2017 (split fm US Election: 2016)

    Thanks mariomike - not sure where I got "system", was thinking "syndrome" the whole time 
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    U.S. Politics 2017 (split fm US Election: 2016)

    Air Force One left Saudi Arabia and flew to Israel. That has never happened before. Barely reported. https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-05-22/trump-s-saudi-arabia-israel-flight-set-to-break-symbolic-barrier There is optimism on many sides regarding peace...
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    U.S. Politics 2017 (split fm US Election: 2016)

    http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/kyle-drennen/2017/05/16/guests-remind-nbc-cnn-obama-gave-classified-intel-russia I know, I know... that was.... Funny that someone was so incensed about Trump giving the Russians info, that they gave it to the Washington Post lol
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    U.S. Politics 2017 (split fm US Election: 2016)

    Thanks. In my ex-wife's family, my father in law was an Immigration Officer, my brother in law a Customs Officer, and 2 more Brother In Laws were Border Patrol Agents. I have a decent handle on the nuances. Plus I live in a border state and security is part of my job so I work with a number of...
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    U.S. Politics 2017 (split fm US Election: 2016)

    I have a friend who is an ICE Agent and when I chatted with him Sunday he said their Department is ecstatic. So it would seem, is the USBP http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/unions-of-border-patrol-ice-agents-cheer-trump-actions/article/2613278 https://www.facebook.com/bpunion/...
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    Therapeutic Cannabis use

    I can only comment with a single, statistically insignificant anecdote...  My wife is a MMJ User. Quadriplegic with Spinal Muscular Atrophy her whole life, uses a wheelchair - progressive disease with no cure. Several years ago she had a foot amputated below the knee. After almost a year on...