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flamin lib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-03-06 03:19 PM
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4. I was stationed in Ft Lee, VA at the time and assigned to a
riot control battalion. It was sort of a joke--code named Brave Fox Delta, aka BFD for short. Any time something happened in DC we ponied up and went there to make a "show of force". We soldiered 24/7 and never at any time were given live ammunition. We trained in confrontation five days a week with fixed bayonets and live CS gas. We were never given live ammunition.

I am only happy that BFD was not on the scene when this happened. If so a lot of weekend warriors' blood would have mixed with that of the students.

There were some really pissed off soldiers at Ft Lee that day.
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