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    Not really. I say it keeps people from sneaking...

    Not really. I say it keeps people from sneaking up on my left. But I was told by more that one doctor to get the hearing aid. If you go long enough without the brain adjusts to the loss and will not...
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    I have the same problem. Hearing loss in the left...

    I have the same problem. Hearing loss in the left only. I have not found a hearing aid to be much help. Apparently the brain has a hard time adjusting to one ear good one bad. Pretty much ended my...
  3. Get a second or even third opinion. Go to a major...

    Get a second or even third opinion. Go to a major teaching hospital. Johns Hopkins and Duke are great. After two years and multiple doctors I found out that your diagnosis and treatment depends on...
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    They may be nasty but thank goodness they aren't...

    They may be nasty but thank goodness they aren't very good at it. They were going for the prosecutor and went to the dad's house by mistake. Then kidnapped him as a target of opportunity. Their opsec...
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    http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/crime/...

    http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/crime/article23142330.html

    This case is making big news in Charlotte. A gang leader had a couple murdered to prevent them from testifying. Apparently...
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    Wait till they excluded those State Guard types...

    Wait till they excluded those State Guard types from classified briefings and secure areas because they don't have the proper clearance. That will pour gas on the fire.
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    What's up with the dude at the door chucking in...

    What's up with the dude at the door chucking in three or four flash-bangs in behind the assault team? Any SME's care to comment? If I was one of the assaulters I would think a ass woopin would be in...
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    Same in other high risk fields. Read the...

    Same in other high risk fields. Read the Challenger reports. Most people confuse luck with skill.
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    Randy was one of the best officers I worked with....

    Randy was one of the best officers I worked with. -1 on making his DCU pants into shorts though.
  10. Any recommendations for a source of refresher...

    Any recommendations for a source of refresher training for someone with significant, but old, EMS and mil experience? I left the field early in 03, just when the TQ and clotting agents were being...
  11. Truly a case of YMMV. But I have to say SRS...

    Truly a case of YMMV. But I have to say SRS Tactical has a great return policy.
  12. NYTimes: Walter R. Walsh Dies at 106; Terrorized Gangsters and Targets

    http://nyti.ms/1fAdsW9

    Mr. Walsh, an F.B.I. legend in the 1930s who joined the Marines during World War II, was still winning handgun awards and coaching Olympic marksmen at 90.


    "Mr. Walsh,...
  13. If you have a hat size over 7 1/4, the over the...

    If you have a hat size over 7 1/4, the over the head Sordins don't fit. The neckband is the only way to go.
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    PSA - Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

    Posting this so you may avoid having the same happen to you. One day back in January I notices a stuffy feeling in both my ears and trouble hearing with no other symptoms. I ignored it for about a...
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    I did the visiting fireman tour of a MFD station...

    I did the visiting fireman tour of a MFD station back in the late 70s. One of the things that stuck with me is how they covered the sheets on the ambulance cot with a rubber one because they ran so...
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    Hadoop. Oracle is so 2000's.

    Hadoop. Oracle is so 2000's.
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    According to the local paper he was a 63 yo gun...

    According to the local paper he was a 63 yo gun enthusiast. A retired USMC master sgt. He had been shooting a 9mm handgun at a local range when it jammed. Instead of clearing it at the range he took...
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    Regardless of what you wear, buy clothes that fit...

    Regardless of what you wear, buy clothes that fit your body or get them tailored. Even khakis and a polo shirt look better fitted without the pants legs puddled over the shoes. Most men wear clothes...
  19. Thread: Sad sad sad

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    Sad sad sad

    Found out this afternoon that the fire trucks and ambulance in my neighborhood yesterday was for a man who accidentally shot himself in the leg and bled out in his backyard. He was coming back from...
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    ++1. I'm dealing with tinnitus in one ear after...

    ++1. I'm dealing with tinnitus in one ear after walking into what I thought was a cold range shed with my earmuffs around my neck
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    Just like to remind everyone that the folks...

    Just like to remind everyone that the folks working trauma in Vietnam came up with MAST pants, which took us 20 years or so to figure out they didn't work.
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    One of the DVDs we had in our AOB was The...

    One of the DVDs we had in our AOB was The Patriot. Every time the French character appeared everyone, American, Canadian, Brits and Aussies would boo. One day I asked "I understand why the Americans,...
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    10 yard head shot while mortally wounded

    Came across the Wikipedia entry about the attempted assassination of President Truman by Puerto Rican Nationalists. Uniformed Secret Service officer Leslie Coffelt killed one of the assassins with a...
  24. Thread: Auto-pilot?

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    In my little experience in a life threating...

    In my little experience in a life threating situation you are going to go on autopilot and goog training is going to make the difference between the autopilot bringing you in for a safe landing or...
  25. On a related note I was very proud that I helped...

    On a related note I was very proud that I helped implement a medical priority dispatch system in my county years ago, that stopped sending a ambulance, fire truck and sometimes a police car, lights...
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