Re: [MV] A Sad Day

Jim Rice (
Wed, 06 Jan 1999 20:57:16 -0600

Trust me, my personal M151A1 isn't going near the unit nor even on post for a
while. I am in a very precarious position. Many folks will assume simply
because I own one that I will be stealing parts. Trust me, I won't be taking
anything other than pictures and information. I might take some dataplates
with command approval IN WRITING!


Stephen Somers wrote:

> Jim Rice wrote:
> >
> >Today, I had to task one our Lieutenants to place another 50 M151A2s
> >in the impact area to meet the demand for targets.
> >
> > Sorry to ruin everyone's day, but I thought I ought to share what is
> > going on with the M151s at Fort Sill and other posts around the country.
> Not only sad, but a criminal waste of rugged vehicle engineering! Why not
> use dummies?
> BTW: I should be careful where you park your M151A1 for a few days ;-)
> --
> Steve Somers (Project Leader)
> '75 Land Rover 101" Forward Control, 1-Tonne, General Service
> (62FL50 - Royal Artillery/2 Commando)

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