My Trip to IRAQ

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by mlakrid, May 11, 2005.

  1. mlakrid

    mlakrid OSNN BASSMASTER Political User Folding Team

    Well as promised, I have placed many of the pictures I took in my yahoo photo album. Simply look up my name here, as it is the same in Yahoo and it is in my photo album labeled Iraq!

    Enjoy....

    My Favorite pics are the ones of the HUGE Palace with the cranes by it. Saddam named it victory over America, and was having it built to symbloize his winning the war.

    As you can see by the pictures his palace has many holes in it from missles, rockets and high powered bobms, the palace is so riddled with holes the Army labled it off limits/condemned as the structure is barely standing.

    Hope you all enjoy!

    http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/mlakrid/album?.dir=92c9&.src=ph&store=&prodid=&.done=http%3a//pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/mlakrid/my_photos
     
    Last edited: May 11, 2005
  2. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    sounds like u had fun :)
     
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  3. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Sorry to be ignorant, but you went their as part of the military right? Nice pics. :)
     
  4. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Glad to see you're back safe.
     
  5. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    What a waste of a structure when his people lived in such impoverished dwellings. A country rich in history and beauty, all shot to shiit.
     
  6. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    Thanks for sharing your photos. Very nice. :cool:
     
  7. mlakrid

    mlakrid OSNN BASSMASTER Political User Folding Team

    I work for CENTCOM at MacDill AFB as a network engineer/jr project manager.

    I did 9 years navy, but no Im not active anymore.

    :)
     
  8. mlakrid

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    Thanks man... Oh almost forgot, the smaller houses which I took pictures of were actually in the red zone, we had to sneak of base to take them.

    I didnt know that at the time however.... a bit unnerving..
     
  9. mlakrid

    mlakrid OSNN BASSMASTER Political User Folding Team

    yup... also everyone of the lakes you see in the pics were man-made he used his $$$ to surround himself in beautiful surroundings..
     
  10. mlakrid

    mlakrid OSNN BASSMASTER Political User Folding Team

    I wouldnt put it quite like that...

    LOL.... made a ton of money for the short time I was over there.... but fun..

    Uhuh, I dont think so....
     
  11. X-Istence

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    Welcome back.
     
  12. ThePatriot

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    Glad your back safe, man. Great pics! Thanks for sharing them with us! Well, I guess we see where all the oil-for-food money was going, huh? :eek:
     
  13. chastity

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    Well to me at least that goes to show where all of the oil money he got from selling the oil and then through the Oil for Food program. Well the important thing is your back.
     
  14. Bootsy

    Bootsy Huh?

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    welcome back!
     
  15. Eagle710

    Eagle710 OSNN Senior Addict

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    nice pics .... i like the palace