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Old 09-26-2009, 08:58 AM   #1
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SSG Perry's Iraq Pics....

Hey there everyone. This is the start of pics from the Persian gulf touring company. The first weeks are going to be slow, but I hope to get some good pics as we start to go on the road.

26 September 2009

I sign for the "Short Bus!" Ladies and gentlemen, this is my "whip" for the next year, an International Maxxpro MRAP
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My crew and I: Me, (truck commander), Specialist Juan Cahue (my gunner), and Specialist Raymond "Bob" Barker (my driver). We are going to have some fun in this thing!
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Old 09-26-2009, 09:05 AM   #2
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Re: SGT Perry's Iraq Pics....

wow!! what is this thing .. looks like a truck from a futuristic movie
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Old 09-26-2009, 09:06 AM   #3
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Re: SGT Perry's Iraq Pics....

Very nice Matthew, although I am not sure about the fuel economy on that thing!

Send more pics and updates when you can, and most of safe over there!

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Old 09-26-2009, 09:10 AM   #4
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Re: SGT Perry's Iraq Pics....

It's always a size thing isn't it Matt?

375 hp indeed! That's some power...

Looks like you've got one of the best and most protective vehicles there.

Shame you won't get to drive it

Stay safe

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Old 09-26-2009, 09:44 AM   #5
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Re: SGT Perry's Iraq Pics....

Like I said...but does it wheelie???

I lean motorcycles over so far in the turns...I've drug the key.
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Old 09-26-2009, 11:14 AM   #6
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Re: SGT Perry's Iraq Pics....

Great pic!

And that thing looks like it could do more damage than a soccer mom in an SUV!
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Old 09-26-2009, 12:46 PM   #7
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Re: SGT Perry's Iraq Pics....

Great pictures....awesome truck!! Wow.

Stay safe over there Matthew! I enjoyed the report of your farewell ride! Wish i coulda joined all of you!
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Old 09-26-2009, 12:58 PM   #8
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Mine was prettier.
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Old 09-26-2009, 05:30 PM   #9
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Re: SGT Perry's Iraq Pics....

Now THAT'S a truck. Big truck! Wow! It would be cool to drive something like that! That ought to provide a little added security. Stay safe over there soldier!
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Old 09-26-2009, 07:19 PM   #10
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Re: SGT Perry's Iraq Pics....

1. Picture of Pashnit sticker on rear bumper please.

2. Bumper sticker contest... "The US Army: We brake for nobody" comes to mind. I'm sure we could do better (given the..ah... talent in this forum...) Pashnites?
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