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2012-03-22 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Photos of soldiers fainting during official ceremonies
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Posted by ryuge 2012-03-22 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [406 views ]  Top

#1 Usually occurs when they lock their knees. You need to keep them loose, bendable, not locked. It's tiring but precluded this type of ending.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-03-22 08:50||   2012-03-22 08:50|| Front Page Top

#2 And wiggle your toes, too. Keeps the blood circulating.
Posted by Sgt. Mom  2012-03-22 09:02||  2012-03-22 09:02|| Front Page Top

#3 Was Obama in the house?
Posted by no mo uro 2012-03-22 11:12||   2012-03-22 11:12|| Front Page Top

#4 Looks embarrassing. ;-)

I'll bet next time everyone remembers to not lock their knees. Some of them overheated, though. Good way to end up with a concussion.
Posted by gorb 2012-03-22 13:25||   2012-03-22 13:25|| Front Page Top

#5 ...Reminds me of when I was at USAF Basic Training in 1978, and the new school commander - a former POW - formed every last trainee up to address the growing problem of people passing out on parade. He put it quite simply: anyone doing so without a damned good medical reason would be recycled back to Day One, even if it was your graduation parade. He laid it out very clearly in words I've never forgotten: he had been a POW in North Vietnam for four years and was tortured repeatedly without ever giving them the satisfaction of passing out. If he could do it under those circumstances, we could too.

After the first couple folks found themselves at Day One, it stopped.

Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2012-03-22 21:28||   2012-03-22 21:28|| Front Page Top

#6 Norway this time, not the UK - no love for the other Euros???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-22 22:22||   2012-03-22 22:22|| Front Page Top

00:06 JosephMendiola
23:51 manversgwtw
23:50 JosephMendiola
23:48 Kentucky Beef
23:44 Kentucky Beef
23:32 Gomez Trotsky8713
22:35 JosephMendiola
22:33 JosephMendiola
22:28 JosephMendiola
22:22 JosephMendiola
22:17 USN, Ret.
22:08 Gomez Trotsky8713
22:07 crosspatch
22:04 Gomez Trotsky8713
22:04 USN, Ret.
22:00 DepotGuy
21:28 Mike Kozlowski
21:24 Procopius2k
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