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  •  My uncle was at Barksdale for "2" tours, we (0+ / 0-)

    as kids used to play on the clay dunes under the end of the runway beyond the fence.  

    The fun was over when some of the kids starting using sling shots to toss rocks and clay balls at the aircraft....

    "Death is the winner in any war." - Nightwish/Imaginareum/Song of myself.

    by doingbusinessas on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 12:51:33 PM PST

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    •  slingshots? I threw rocks in our yard (0+ / 0-)

      when I was a (teenage) kid, in '74-'76. Those oilburner runs came in low....

      LBJ, Lady Bird, Anne Richards, Barbara Jordan, Sully Sullenberger, Ike, Drew Brees, Molly Ivins --Texas is no Bush league! -7.50,-5.59

      by BlackSheep1 on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 01:14:50 PM PST

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