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Old August 5th, 2011, 05:51 AM   #1
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Just figured I'd post up a few pics of the temp here in good 'ol Iraq that'll make you guys feel better about the weather back in Michigan.

This was at 215 pm

This was 5 minutes later...eventually topping out at 135*
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Old August 5th, 2011, 06:12 AM   #2
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holy shit...cant imagine what its like with all the gear on

thank you for your service
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Old August 5th, 2011, 06:14 AM   #3
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Thanks. I'm a contractor now though...not as much gear. We wear what works and is comfortable. (as comfortable as can be expected.)
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Old August 5th, 2011, 07:26 AM   #4
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Ouch, thats hot, Keep hydrated.
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Old August 5th, 2011, 07:37 AM   #5
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That's a dry heat! Stop complaining.
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Old August 5th, 2011, 07:57 AM   #6
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Just figured I'd post up a few pics of the temp here in good 'ol Iraq that'll make you guys feel better about the weather back in Michigan.

This was at 215 pm

This was 5 minutes later...eventually topping out at 135*
I thought about grabbing my camera and taking a pic too but camera is back at the tent, and thats far in this heat.
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Old August 5th, 2011, 08:06 AM   #7
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Stay safe Mike, and don't get fawked running fast! I like your avatar pic. Semper Fi
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Goddamn!
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Wow. Less than half that in TC right now. Crazy, stay safe.
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Old August 5th, 2011, 08:39 AM   #10
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That's "cooking eggs on the ground" hot! Grab a and find some shade.
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be safe over there!
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Thanks cameron. I'll have to drop by and show you the my K5 blazer. I'm giving my grand the boot when I get home.
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Thanks for the service, in service or contract doesn't matter. Stay safe and keep drinking. Hooah
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it got so hot it broke the thermometer


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That sucks. You probably dont know this, but you should drink some water.
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I've got a nephew coming back from Kuwait pretty soon, I doubt he's gonna miss the heat.
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I've got a nephew coming back from Kuwait pretty soon, I doubt he's gonna miss the heat.
yeah were here waiting to go home too. it sucks


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That sucks. You probably dont know this, but you should drink some water.
it sucks because the water is soo hot it can actually burn you. we stack it in our tents
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Old August 5th, 2011, 10:45 AM   #18
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Thank you for doing your job for our country Mike.
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Thanks cameron. I'll have to drop by and show you the my K5 blazer. I'm giving my grand the boot when I get home.
Yea would love to see it! what are we gonna do to the blazer when you get back? tires? lift?
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Old August 5th, 2011, 11:57 AM   #20
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That's what they told the jews...
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