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Volunteers of America: A War RP
« on: March 13, 2009, 11:08:14 pm »
Cantar Conejos, South Altomesa
June 24, 1969

Dear Molly,

Sorry to keep you waiting so long... But today is my fourth anniversary of my deployment to Altomesa.
Four years, Molly. Four damn years. Four ****ing god damned years since I volunteered and their isn't a minute of everyday that I haven't regretted it. Hell, with all I've seen, if I could somehow go back four years and tell myself what I would go through, what I have seen done for this damn quest for "worldwide liberty and freedom" he would have **** his paints and cried himself into a coma. I mean hell, who would have thought those damn Commie's would show up in Africa? I beat half the free world expected Southern Asia and the South Sea's to turn first but nope, they had to go and set up here, in this damn tropical hellhole! At least those Asian places had beaches, and Mangoes, and  pretty women. All this place has is tripmines and roiting folliage, hardly a place to kick back and relax. Man, their isn't even a decent army to fight against, just a bunch of ragtag African Mercs and about a hundred thousand NA guerrillas waiting to ripe your head off and stick it on a pike. Man, if only those saps back in the states knew what was happening here, maybe they could do something about this mess, vote on it or something, just anything to stop this ****. Awe hell, maybe it's not just the war, maybe I'm just a little homesick. I sure do miss you Molly, the way you kiss and hug me. Just righting this is making me miss you greatly. Maybe they'll give me a leave one day so I can come home for a bit and spend some time with you. I doubt they'd let that happen though, they need all the men they got over here, fighting the good fight. The good fight, what a load of horse ****. What good is fighting for these guys anyhow? I mean it's just a fight between one small capitalist hellhole and one small communist hellhole, how the hell can that affect the world in any god damn way! I mean come on, is my life and the lives of thousands of Americans really worth a bunch of stinking Africans savages and their petty fight over what government is right for them? Hell, I'm starting to ramble. Anyway, I'm almost out of paper and I need to get to what I need to say. I got a mission from command and it's a big one. They won't even tell me what it is, all they told me was how far I needed to go. That's all I can really say about that, mostly because of classified crap and all that junk.  Anyway, I love you doll and I always will. Hope to see you soon baby.

Your Honey Cake,

Captain Jacob Rosenwein
4th Infantry Division


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   It was nine o'clock in Cantar Conjeo and Jacob was smoking what would probably be his last cigarette for a while. He puffed it slowly, letting the rich smoke fill his lungs and then letting it go. He looked out over the city, over the Spanish style facades and tiled roofs which grew illuminated with each passing minute under the rising moon. He wondered if would ever see the moon as full as it was ever again or if he would be dead before that time. He knew he had to die soon. After all, almost all his buddies had kicked it long ago and even then none of his surviving friends were here with him. They were all over at Walter Reed, breathing through iron lungs and getting their food through tubes. It was only when the hot ash began to burn his fingers that he was finally brought out of thought. He flicked his cigarette butt out the window he was leaning on and walked to the table in the middle of his room. On the table sat his equipment for the upcoming mission. A pack with provisions for next couple weeks, a Colt Commando sub machine gun with ten clips of ammo, his trusty service pistol, and an ammo box filled with any other piece of useful junk he happened to pick up from around town. He carefully picked up each of his equipment, fitting them into any free pocket or strap on him before finally grabbing his captains cap of the front hanger and leaving the room. He had pretty much filled the ammo box with everything he had since he figured that he probably wouldn't be coming back, not alive anyway. The mission meeting spot was across the city at a small shack in the harbor district. He moved quickly through the cobble stoned streets. There was nary a soul out that night except for a couple drunk grunts coming from the bar or a few newbie FOB's who couldn't find their assigned housing. A quiet fog that drifted out of the sea soon began linger past each house and door, giving the city an ethereal look. Soon the entire city was under it's rich blanket. Jacob tried his best to keep moving. He finally made his way to the shack, where he hoped his men would be waiting. He had hoped that the higher up's had taken his personal recommendation's for the positions but he had his doubts. He figured they probably gave him a bunch of old men like himself, just to give them to the enemy and put them out of their misery. He checked the door and finding it locked began to knock. A stark black marine opened the door.

"You must be the Cap'm" said the marine

"Damn right I am" replied Jacob.

"Welcome, sir." he said smiling "The men are already out back and in the boat. It's through that door on the left."

"Thanks soldier" said Jacob, giving the man a pat on the soldier.

He made his way through the shack and opened the back door.
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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2009, 04:06:19 pm »
"Sir!" Randall saluted as the Captain walked in "Lieutenant Randal Veers reporting, sir!"

Randal had been sitting in a chair with a pad of paper. He was working on a map of the town from memory, highlighting all of his favorite places. It was something he did every place he had visited. He held the pad and the pen behind his back as he saluted, it seemed best not to bother the Captain with them. His uniform was clean and recently pressed and he had just shaved not an hour before. Randal was working as best he could for his promotion. He knew it wasn't far off and could almost taste it. If he could just make captain he'd be able to do something with his life and buy his girl that ring for her finger.

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« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2009, 04:45:02 pm »
Brian pushed himself off the wall he had been leaning against, standing at attention as he had been trained, and saluted the Captain, though he didn't identify himself.

He held his rifle against him, it was something he rarely put down. Brian didn't trust the natives, thinking that they might secretly hate the Americans, and jump at the chance to ambush an American soldier if he let his guard down. His own uniform was slightly dirty, but he was clean-shaven. Brian didn't really care about promotions, so long as he got to pop as many Commie heads as he could. He carried on him almost a huge amount of ammo for his rifle, feeling a bit paranoid about running out during the mission.

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« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2009, 05:32:03 pm »
Curtis casually stands, rising out of the slump lean against the wall. He left the rifle where he had sat and began to walk towards the captain. Rapidly drawing a lighter out of his belt, he lights a cigarette, cupping the cancer stick as he lights it. He does this in one sinuous motion, a movement he has had plenty of practice at. A five day stubble of black hair lines his cheeks, and shaved black hair stood in harmony to dark brown eyes.

Shifting the cigarette from one side of his mouth to the other, he salutes the Captain. running one cautious eye over the other troops, he says, "Specialist Curtis Brady reporting, sir."
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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2009, 06:25:44 pm »
Sitting at a small table in the corner of the room, Ian was tinkering with a clock he had found in the town, salvaging what he could from it and filling his satchels with nuts, bolts, springs and other parts.  Sighing as the Captain came in, he slowly stood up, made a casual salute while muttering "Master Specialist Ian Kelling." before sitting back down and returning to his work, his rifle proped up against the wall next to him.
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« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2009, 07:17:57 pm »
"At ease" said Jacob.

He stared in silent wonder at the men in the room. These definitely weren't the seasoned recruits he asked for. He sighed inwardly; he knew he'd have to break these fellows in as soon as they all got on the boat. It was too risky to have any of them crack behind enemy lines. He strolled into the center off the room. A table was in the middle of it, surrounded by chairs and men. He took a seat at the nearest empty one and rested his arms on the table so that they could clearly see the bullet scars the riddled his arms.

"So, any you here haven't introduced yourselves yet?"
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« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2009, 07:50:12 pm »
Curtis lets his arm drop down, spinning on his heels. He surveys the small room, then joins the man sitting at the small table. He walks up and pulls out a chair. He sits in it with the air of someone who is used to people tolerating him, whether they like or not.

"What ya gonna make for the trip? I'm a bit of an engineer myself."
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« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2009, 07:57:54 pm »
"Got nothing in mind just yet.  We'll how things play out." he said in a quiet voice, not taking his eyes off the clock as he pryed out another gear.  His train of though was interupted as a spring came loose and suddenly launched upwards, eventually comming to a rest near his feet.  Reaching down to pocket the spring, Ian spoke up again.  "I did my homework.  I know who you are and I'm glad I've got another engie' on the squad, and a demolitions at that."  Ian glanced up at Curtis with a quirked smile as he got back in his seat, "I think we're gonna get along just fine."
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« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2009, 08:20:26 pm »
Brian went back to learning against the wall, rifle held against his front as he listened to the other soldiers. This place is definitely exotic... pest-filled... diseased... Damn, Africa sucks. I thought I'd get to go to a nicer place, than this run-down continent... He sighed, and sat an empty table as he checked his rifle for the 15th time today. He didn't have much else to do in this backwater place.

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« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2009, 08:37:59 pm »
Curtis grins, "While we're here, why don't you make a better denator, hm?"

Curtis chuckles softly, then continues, "Still, good to know somebody is gonna back me up in this place."

He smiles and extends out his hand, "You back me up, and I'll back you up, okay?"
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« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2009, 08:41:36 pm »
Randall grinned as he listened to the banter in the room and sat back down. He resumed his map but kept an ear out in case anything interesting was said.

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« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2009, 08:56:43 pm »
Ian chuckled and returned the gesture.  "It's a bet!" he said with a smile.  Yay, he made a friend!  First time for everything in this humid hell-hole.
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« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2009, 09:19:30 pm »
"Sir!", Mattheus said, walking in from the other side of the boat before saluting at Jacob. "Specialist Mattheus Mendelssohn reporting in!"

Mattheus' form was clean and sophisticated from the top of his cleanly shaved face to the bottom of his sparkling leather boots. He seemed more like an office person than a frontline soldier.

After saluting to Jacob, he promptly made his way to a small chair right beside Ian. Sitting down, he ran his fingers along the inside of his medical bag that he carried right alongside him, checking if he got everything in order and whether he got everything he needed from the base.

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« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2009, 09:52:43 pm »
Curtis briefly glances up at the newcomer, a smile touching his lips, "Hello. I'm Curtis, Curt for short. What's your name?"
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« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2009, 10:21:45 pm »
"Mattheus Mendelssohn. Matt for short.", Mattheus replied with a moderate smile.

"I hear you two are the team's engies. We'll be counting on you guys for the more technical aspects of the mission then.", he said, looking over at Ian with a smile being setting his sights back at Curtis. "If ever you guys feel the need for some medical back-up, just call my name. From here on out, I'll be the team medic, mmkay?"

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« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2009, 10:45:49 pm »
Curtis smiles, "I'm demolition, too. If you have a whiskey habit, save the bottles."

He chuckles, "Kidding, kidding."
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« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2009, 11:05:40 pm »
"Sure thing.", Matt replied with a slight chuckle.

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« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2009, 01:50:47 am »
The door, leading to the dock, opened and a tall, stout walking arsenal entered the shack.  The man-shaped ammo dump was in well worn bloodstained fatigues; the faded stains no longer red but just extra splashes of brown camo.  He was just finishing up wiping gun oil off his hands with an old towel, when he noticed the Captain and snapped to attention and saluted.

"Sergeant Turnbull reporting, Sir!  I dutifully inform you that all four 50 cals on the patrol boat are now fully serviceable, Sir."

Ash took the moments waiting for the Captain to acknowledge him to appraise the others in the shack.  Ash had heard of the Captain through reputation, so he figured he was solid.  The rest struck him as misfits, a FNG, and a REMF who seemed to be taking notes.  Ash could tell this was going to be a long one.


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« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2009, 07:09:29 am »
"At ease, sergeant." replied Jacob.

He gave the men around him one last glance. Then he began to speak.

"Ok, how many of you men have ever actually been into North Altomesa, for combat or otherwise?"
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« Reply #19 on: March 17, 2009, 12:18:40 pm »
Randall looked up and waited for someone to answer but nobody did. He raised his hand slightly and spoke.

"Nah sir, never been there."

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« Reply #20 on: March 17, 2009, 02:15:00 pm »
Ash had been taken aback by the question for a second.  It wasn't so much the question itself, but the subtle tone with which the Captain asked it.  It would have been more fitting attached to 'Have you ever returned from the grave?,' rather than the current query. 

The sound of the Lieutenant voice snapped him back to matter at hand.

"I've legged it through the southern parts on reconnaissance patrols and seen action in air calvary operations throughout, but that was all before they stabilized the DMZ, that's supposed to be imitating a border, last year, sir."

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« Reply #21 on: March 17, 2009, 02:56:57 pm »
Brian looked at some of the other faces, interpreting that what the Captain was alluding to was like walking into Hell, guns blazing. He figured he'd just get out what he had to and slightly raised his hand as he spoke, " I haven't seen any combat, sir. Private Westbane, SDM... greenhorn... " Hopefully he won't be annoyed that he got a greenhorn for his squad's SDM... I don't want to already be on the Captain's bad side.

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« Reply #22 on: March 17, 2009, 03:43:03 pm »
"Well, besides Mr. Turnbull and Mr. Westbane here, I'm guessing that all your silence means 'hell no', am I correct?"

The room continued in it's silence.

"Ok then" he said, pulling up the ammo box onto the table "Let's start with some simple information."

He rummaged around in the box for about a minute before pulling out a map.



He pointed his finger at top of the blue line and traced it all the way back to Cantar Conejo.

"This is the river Verde Oscuro." he said, looking up at his men "It's the river we'll be taking into North Altomesa. Now, I haven't been given where were going or what we'll be doing from the higher up's, but they did give me a distance to the destination. It's about 500 klicks, as the crow flies."

He stretched out his fingers, trying to pin down about how much 500 klicks would be on the map's scale. After pinning the correct length he put his thumb down on Cantar Conjeo and twirled his hands in an arc. His thumb reached all the way to Santa Felipe and beyond, even into the borders of southern Cameroon.

"Well, that leave's just about all of NA..." he said silently. A feeling of dread began to creep over him.

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« Reply #23 on: March 17, 2009, 04:28:43 pm »
Curtis stops in the act of taking out his lighter. His cigrette drops to the ground, and his boot automatically crushes it.

"Wait, what?"
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« Reply #24 on: March 17, 2009, 04:59:04 pm »
"Hrm..." Randall mumbled, standing up and walking over to the Captain "Five hundred clicks?"

He reached into a small pouch on his belt and removed a compass. After peering at the map for a moment. Randall calibrated the small measuring tool and verified the Captain's measurement. A long sigh escaped from his lips and he returned to his seat.

"Okay." Randall said "Five hundred clicks. Anything more?"

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« Reply #25 on: March 17, 2009, 05:12:27 pm »
"Yeah" said Jacob "CO's said we got no fire support, no reinforcements whatsoever after we leave SA, no info on enemy troop movements, no weather reports, no method of extraction save the way we came in, no nothing."

He leaned back a bit and let his left arm fall limply behind the chair. He seamed to be in deep contemplation for a while, trying to figure out how he was going to pull this off.

"Hell" he said under his breath "They didn't even give me crack team of marines like I wanted too, just a bunch of ****ing newbie's..."
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« Reply #26 on: March 17, 2009, 05:28:08 pm »
Brian shrugged over at his table, " It's simple, they don't expect us to come back in anything but body bags. Suicide mission. Probably didn't want to waste their best men. " He wiped a smudge off his gun, and checked its scope to make sure it was clear.

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« Reply #27 on: March 17, 2009, 05:35:44 pm »
"Sir, what is the mission's objective?"  Ash said wondering if there was in fact an objective.  The idea of traveling all the way to Cameroon, being shot at by every Chucker along the way, just to have a circle jerk really didn't appeal to him.

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« Reply #28 on: March 17, 2009, 05:37:03 pm »
"Indeed..." Randall said in agreement.

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« Reply #29 on: March 17, 2009, 05:39:42 pm »
"My thoughts exactly." said Ian in response to Brian's comment about it being a suicide mission, turning around in his chair.  "Hell, our entry plan alone will probably get us killed.  That river is one of the main waterways in and out of the country.  Do we seriously think that they'll just let us casualy paddle by in our war canoe?  Besides, with our target 500 klicks away, wouldn't it just be easier and faster to insert us fron Nigeria or Cameroon.  Last I heard they were still cooperating with us, or at least not shooting at us on sight."
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« Reply #30 on: March 17, 2009, 05:51:04 pm »
Jacob looked at Ian.

"Naw, we couldn't go through there. Last report from Washington said quote unquote 'Even the jungles of Nigeria and Cameroon, which  surround and border NA, are swarming with enemy agents and paramilitary forces.' And I'm sure all of you know about the damn DMZ minefields and SAM arrays that stretch from Nigeria to Puerto Muerto. No, the only sensible way, at least by CO's reckoning, is to go up the river, it's got the only opening in the DMZ where we can cross..."

He grabbed the map and put it back in his ammo case.

"Oh" said Jacob "And as to the goal of the mission, they didn't give me one. But frankly, I'm thinking that it's about getting Martin Brasbane out of NA, dead or alive."

He looked around at the men.

"Now I'm sure all of you know who Martin Brasbane is don't you?"
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« Reply #31 on: March 17, 2009, 06:15:11 pm »
Curtis fishes out a pack of cigrettes and draws one of the nicotine cylinders. He light the cigarettes, his hands shaking slightly. If anyone was looking closely, they would've noticed Curtis paling. Five hundred kliks through a jungle filled with Chuckers?

He gently takes the cigarette out of his mouth, exhaling a small haze of smoke as he says, "I assume he's important enough to get us all killed. That's the main point, anything else is moot. I don't know if I'm in."
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« Reply #32 on: March 17, 2009, 06:39:29 pm »
"Order are orders." Randall said "We all committed to that when we signed on."

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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #33 on: March 18, 2009, 07:11:11 am »
"Exactly right" said Jacob "We couldn't back out of this even if we wanted to. It's either this mission or a court marshal and maybe even a firing squad."

He stood up, slinging his stuff back over his shoulders.

"C'mon, help me get the boat loaded up. We leave for up river at dawn."
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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #34 on: March 18, 2009, 01:34:27 pm »
Curtis sighs, then goes and grabs his rifle. He goes and stand next to his captain.
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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #35 on: March 18, 2009, 03:24:40 pm »
Brian followed the Captain, and looked at the other soldiers. I didn't sign up to be killed in the middle of nowhere on a god-forsaken continent that no one cared about until recently just because some Communists thought they could expand their reach...

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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #36 on: March 18, 2009, 03:27:42 pm »
Randall put the pad of paper into his pack and threw it over his back. He picked up his rifle and followed the others.

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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #37 on: March 19, 2009, 05:49:42 am »
Mattheus did one final check on all his medical supplies before quickly following suit.

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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #38 on: March 19, 2009, 09:38:02 am »
Ash had walked into some bloody furballs before, but at least he usually knew why. 
Even odder, this Captain Rosenwein seemed nothing like the one he'd heard of - great leader of men - this man was more like an out of sorts bar patron one would watch waiting for them to hurt themselves.
As NCO it was Ash's duty to maintain morale and protect enlisted men from their officers and vise-versa.  This strange mood of a doomed funeral procession had to be lifted before things got out of had.  There would be plenty of Chuckers shooting at him later, he didn't need the added concern of any of these men.

Ash stepped in front of the exiting Captain, mostly to make sure to get his attention, but also to get close enough to smell any liquor that might be on his breath.
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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #39 on: March 19, 2009, 03:41:57 pm »
Jacob looked back at him, astonished that they had never heard of the man before. As piled box after box worth of supplies he began to speak in a low, hushed tone.

"Military target number one, that's what." said Jacob "He was once a reporter for NBC, one of the best ones they had. He did a story once on miltary corruption going on during the Korean War, about how some backwater army officers were kidnapping a bunch of young peasant girls and shipping them back to the US to be used as sex slaves. The guy won the Pulitzer Prize for that one. Did a number of other stories too. I read one once, very well put together and very convincing in what it had to say. Anyway, in 64' he was selected to be NBC's war correspondent in Altomesa, reporting on the war and giving the guys back in the states a heads up to what was going down here. At least that's what NBC's plan was. In the end though, just a couple months in, him and a group of about seven others were kidnapped by Communist Sympathizers in Cantar Conejo. Most thought that the Commie's had simply killed him but several months later some strange new propaganda was being sent in from over the border.

I read some of it and damn, that stuff was like ten shots of straight whiskey. Hell, it nearly turned me Red for a while till I got my mind straightened out by the upper brass. But man, give that stuff to any SA and their liable to pick up any old gun laying around a fill you full of lead. Anyway, some top brass checked it against some writings Martin had done and apparently they were remarkably similar in both their pose and potency. So the brass, putting two and two together figured Martin must have turned or was coerced or something into doing propaganda for the Reds. Several more 'personal' pieces after that confirmed their suspicions and since then they've been trying to find and kill the bastard. It's not on the official army and air force records or anything, but I've heard rumors they've sent over twenty special teams to kill this guy and one of them came back alive. So I'm thinking here were the next guys on the train. Morbid I know, but we got something that those teams haven't got..."
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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #40 on: March 19, 2009, 06:33:57 pm »
Curtis grimaces, "Great. I don't read much, so I've never heard of him, but he's basically a propoganda machine? And we're heading into certain death to stop him?"
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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #41 on: March 19, 2009, 07:42:20 pm »
"That about sums it up, I guess.", Mattheus replied loading up several boxes of rations. "Maybe they sent us to do the job so they won't arouse too much suspicion with this whole deal. After all, if they keep sending all those SFs for just one man, it really won't look that reassuring to the public if those commies manage to make him global."

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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #42 on: March 19, 2009, 09:17:53 pm »
"Please tell me that the something we got that the other teams got not is something of actuall use, not some weak motiviational placebo like the 'power of freedom'." Ian called out as he followed the squad.
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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #43 on: March 20, 2009, 07:13:00 am »
"The power of freedom?" said Jacob. He chuckled a little bit at the idiocy of the statement.

"Believe me soldier, we got a lot more than just a couple of patriots on this boat. Come on over and see what the good ol' CIA sent us."

He immediately went over and brought out a rather largish steel crate stamped with the red letters "CIA". Undoing the large metal latches that held the lid down, he motioned for everyone to come over of which they mostly obliged.

"Those damn Chunkers may have the jungle and the element of surprise, but we get the means to mow all that down."

He reached into the crate with both hands and pulled out the gun. He staggered a bit under his weight before finding his footing again. It was a whooper, being nearly six feet long and having a rotating barrel.

"This thing my friends is a M61 Vulcan. It came straight off of some military aircraft somewhere and it's got a fire rate around 6,000 rounds per minute."

He looked around at his compatriots, trying to locate some feelings of surprise or emotion on their faces.

"Let's see how well those Reds fight under a ****ing curtain of lead." 
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Re: Volunteers of America: A War RP
« Reply #44 on: March 20, 2009, 12:07:09 pm »
Curtis stares at the nuke, wide-eyed.

"Um, sir...That's a nuclear device, right?"
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