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Tue Oct 23, 2012, 08:36 AM Oct 2012

Burning "Stuff"

I don't know if you've ever had the pleasure of burning a shitter but I can recommend you avoid it, if possible.

Phu Bai, Vietnam:

Camp Victory, Iraq

Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti

Yesterday the airforcetimes announced that new incinerators were being installed in Afghanistan.

New incinerators to aid air quality in Kandahar
By Jeff Schogol - Staff writer
Posted : Monday Oct 22, 2012 8:21:29 EDT

Activated Oct. 5, the incinerators will replace the airfield’s open burn box, which belched plumes of black smoke, according to a news release. The incinerators need time to be broken in, so smoke from burning trash may continue to waft through the airfield for a few more weeks.

Not bad, guys. It only took you 10 fucking years. (40 years if you start counting since Vietnam.)

Baghram, Afghanistan:

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Burning "Stuff" (Original Post) unhappycamper Oct 2012 OP
brings back nothing but the best memories. Victor_c3 Oct 2012 #1
Same-same Phu Bai '69-'70 pinboy3niner Oct 2012 #2


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1. brings back nothing but the best memories.
Tue Oct 23, 2012, 04:12 PM
Oct 2012

I see Army latrines haven't progressed much since Vietnam. Notice the fuel containers to the left of the stalls.


We cut 50 gallon drums in half, put in some JP8 (fuel) and called it a bathroom! When the buckets got full, we burned it.


Above is a picture of me having my turn at burning our shit.

Great times

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