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Old 05-09-2005, 11:09 PM   #1
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This story's been around for a while, but this is the first time I've seen the picture. And I'm sure the story improves with each telling.

The car was a '68 Fury and the bow shot is off the USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-65).

In 1979, the "Big E" was departing Subic Bay for a long overhaul (it would be 3 yrs).* The fighter squadron which owned the vehicle was being deployed to the East Coast and would no longer be needing it in the PI.* It was decided to bring it on board and "launch the Alert 5 Dodge".

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Old 05-10-2005, 05:55 AM   #2
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I think it was a nice diversion from our military's main purpose
(killing people and breaking things). I for one, have no problem with a little tomfoolery in the military and they can use my
money too. Someone is going to waste it anyway, once they get
it away from me.


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Old 05-10-2005, 12:23 PM   #3
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Was there a pilot...?* *:
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Old 05-10-2005, 12:38 PM   #4
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Shortly thereafter, the dodge became the latest addition to our submarine fleet.
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