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Old September 23rd, 2013, 16:21   #76
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Originally Posted by Brian McIlmoyle View Post
Swiss Guard .. at the Vatican .. the Swiss have provided a contingent of security for the Vatican under contract since the 16th century. The wear the original uniform of the unit originaly contracted.

All the members of this unit are trained to elite status .. this cerimonial duty is a fraction of the work done by this unit at the vatican.

As you can imagine there are a lot of potential threats to the Pope and the Vatican in general.. These guys look after all of that..

They may look like "Retards in Circus wear" but you successfuly proven yourself ignorant..
well said brian like the saying goes " better to keep your mouth shut, and let ppl think you stupid....then open it and prove it
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Old February 5th, 2014, 19:42   #77
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plaid makes the tacticool, you cant be cool withoutz the plaid. And white shemaughs tooz

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Old February 5th, 2014, 22:19   #78
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When you think about it a merc is kinda like an armed hipster, what with the plaid, and the white shemaughs

Lol j/k. Good looking kit
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Old February 5th, 2014, 23:11   #79
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Cigar is a must there Hannibal.
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Old March 16th, 2014, 19:08   #80
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I'm digging the plaid, but I think my friend here pulls it off better
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Old December 6th, 2014, 19:00   #81
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I really wish none of you used imageshack seeing as this thread started in '06 and so much of it is gone.
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Old January 19th, 2015, 22:42   #82
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From what I've heard the majority of guys doing contract work wear gear comparable to the american military if able to do so. Apparently certain companies have policies that can make that impossible, but the british companies encourage their employees to emulate american military uniforms (not directly, but using civilian companies that have similar camo patterns, etc.) this has two benefits. 1: everyone looks like their on the same side, so less chance of american soldiers lighting you up, and 2: You create a much lower profile in regards to any potential media attention/local attention. It takes more than an initial glance from a reporter to make the connection. By all accounts though contracting companies are working more and more at shifting their "image" from guys gnucci'd up in tac gear while wearing polo shirts and jeans to essentially pure emulation of standing military forces (PSD in non-warzones aside).

Just what I've gleaned/ my two cents.
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