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November 02, 2004

Another Good Day.

If you can't be at home, you should at least be able to immerse yourself in cool stuff!

The Armorer





Heck, how can't they be good - with the crackle of musketry as new soldiers learn to shoot just across the street... young soldiers all around you, doing soldierly things.

Airborne trainees dropping off the 250 foot towers...

Slamming into the berm of the 34 foot towers.

Learning to do proper PLFs (Parachute Landing Fall) in the sheds.

What's not to like?

And you know - you know! You always wanted to know what a "Stand of Arms" was. There is a technical definition, having to do with numbers and stuff - but here's a visual that will make it all clear.