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unhappycamper

(60,364 posts)
Tue Oct 23, 2012, 08:36 AM Oct 2012

Burning "Stuff"

I don't know if you've ever had the pleasure of burning a shitter but I can recommend you avoid it, if possible.


Phu Bai, Vietnam:





Camp Victory, Iraq





Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti





Yesterday the airforcetimes announced that new incinerators were being installed in Afghanistan.

www.airforcetimes.com/news/2012/10/air-force-incinerators-air-quality-kandahar-102212/
New incinerators to aid air quality in Kandahar
By Jeff Schogol - Staff writer
Posted : Monday Oct 22, 2012 8:21:29 EDT

Activated Oct. 5, the incinerators will replace the airfield’s open burn box, which belched plumes of black smoke, according to a news release. The incinerators need time to be broken in, so smoke from burning trash may continue to waft through the airfield for a few more weeks.


Not bad, guys. It only took you 10 fucking years. (40 years if you start counting since Vietnam.)


Baghram, Afghanistan:

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Burning "Stuff" (Original Post) unhappycamper Oct 2012 OP
brings back nothing but the best memories. Victor_c3 Oct 2012 #1
Same-same Phu Bai '69-'70 pinboy3niner Oct 2012 #2

Victor_c3

(3,557 posts)
1. brings back nothing but the best memories.
Tue Oct 23, 2012, 04:12 PM
Oct 2012

I see Army latrines haven't progressed much since Vietnam. Notice the fuel containers to the left of the stalls.

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We cut 50 gallon drums in half, put in some JP8 (fuel) and called it a bathroom! When the buckets got full, we burned it.

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Above is a picture of me having my turn at burning our shit.

Great times

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