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  1. Jango_Wes's Avatar
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    Feb 14, 2007, 2:59 PM - The Official Jango Wes Iraq Update Thread #1

    Hi everybody!

    I just wanted to drop in and say hi! I am currently in Kuwait and I will be heading up to Baghdad in the next couple of days. Right now, everything is going smoothly. The internet connection out here is slow as heck, so I can't upload any pics right now. But I'll definately upload some when I get to Iraq.

    Wes
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    Feb 14, 2007, 3:06 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #2

    Dude, stay safe over there! Does your cell phone work?
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    Feb 14, 2007, 3:14 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #3

    Eric,

    Nope, the US phones work on different frequency than the ones over here. Kinda like NTSC and PAL.
    I'm sending you the pics to post if you don't mind.

    Wes
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    Feb 14, 2007, 3:29 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #4

    Wes..

    Good to hear from you.

    Stay safe and keep in touch.
  5. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Feb 14, 2007, 3:38 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #5

    Hei Wes, all good in Kuwait? I hope all is OK.

    Regards
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    Feb 14, 2007, 3:46 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #6

    Great to hear your safe.....would love to see the pics once posted.
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    Feb 14, 2007, 4:02 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #7

    Here are pics!



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    Feb 14, 2007, 4:11 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #8

    Good to hear from you! Keep safe.
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    Feb 14, 2007, 6:13 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #9

    absolutely tough looking!
    Last edited by Star Wars Chick; Feb 14, 2007 at 6:25 PM. Reason: language
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    Feb 14, 2007, 6:26 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #10

    Wes- glad to hear from you. It just amazes me you guys get internet!!! Stay safe!!!
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    Feb 14, 2007, 7:03 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #11

    Quote Mirax H said: View Post
    It just amazes me you guys get internet!!!
    I actually managed to spend $1,000 on hot topic's website when I was over there. Hard to believe but I actually miss being there

    Jango_Wes, stay safe, keep your head down, ect ect. Keep track of all your paperwork, I almost didn't get disability because my 1SG lost a sickcall slip.
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    Feb 14, 2007, 10:05 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #12

    Stay safe
  13. 99centTaco is offline 99centTaco
    Feb 14, 2007, 11:36 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #13

    i know its no laughing matter that you there wes but i hope this puts a smile on your face.
    Last edited by 99centTaco; May 4, 2008 at 8:23 PM.
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    Feb 15, 2007, 12:07 AM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #14

    You're gonna have to change your location from "Seeker's basement" to something like "Sadaam's basement". Or how about "Location: I could tell you, but then I'd have to kill you..."
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    Feb 15, 2007, 7:52 AM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #15

    Nice suggestion on the location, thanks!

    Not only do we have internet, we have Subway, a coffee shop, Burger King, KFC and several other stores. We are going to Camp Falcon in Baghdad and they have some of the same services.

    For those wanting to send snail mail ( a Soldier LOVES to get mail) my addy will be:
    SSG Wes Fussell
    B Co/4-1 BSTB
    Unit #42530
    APO AE 09361

    If you look close, you can see the camels in the background.

    Wes
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    Feb 15, 2007, 10:43 AM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #16

    Great to hear for ya, dude. Please continue to stay safe. And thanks for sharin' those pics ... pretty cool!
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    Feb 15, 2007, 11:23 AM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #17

    Stay Safe Wes...PLEASE.
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    Feb 15, 2007, 11:57 AM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #18

    Hey Wes, once we get some concept Fett figures at work (Toys R Us) I'll send you one.
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    Feb 15, 2007, 12:40 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #19

    I know you said there's a few restaurants over there and a few other bastions of the civilized Western world, but if you want any particular goodies from the old US of A, post a wish list.

    I think this bunch of bucket heads on this site can send a few items.

    Stay safe and fight the good fight.
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    Feb 15, 2007, 1:19 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #20

    Wes stay safe.
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    Feb 15, 2007, 1:34 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #21

    Great to hear from you Wes. Keep up the good work and be safe.


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    Feb 15, 2007, 2:59 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #22

    Hey Wes, watch out! There's something behind you buddy!



    Stay safe man!
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    Feb 15, 2007, 4:11 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #23

    Quote dgasser said: View Post
    Stay Safe Wes...PLEASE.
    Ditto!

    Stay safe brother!
  24. The Sniffer is offline The Sniffer
    Feb 15, 2007, 4:59 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #24

    Sniff on my dear Soldier! Sniff on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    We are expecting you for your safe return home into the United States of America.
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    Feb 15, 2007, 5:15 PM - Re: Greetings from Kuwait #25

    Quote Southern hunter said: View Post
    I know you said there's a few restaurants over there and a few other bastions of the civilized Western world, but if you want any particular goodies from the old US of A, post a wish list.

    I think this bunch of bucket heads on this site can send a few items.

    Stay safe and fight the good fight.
    Yeah what can't you get ,and what do you need

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