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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by 6chick*start, Jun 18, 2011.
What happened to Norman's Afghanistan chickens thread?
I was JUST looking for this! Anyone know? Mods?
BUMP! I wanna know what's going on too. And why we weren't allowed to "organize" sending packages to the other soldiers in his unit.
And why was it that the entire thread was removed and not just locked if a rule or something was broken?
Just my opinion but it was removed since the address & such was in the thread & mods may not have wanted people sending loads of care packages to someone that wasn't verified. I did not run the warrants name through ako but he is a commissioned officer. I know everyone enjoys a care package sometimes. But I personally believe if care packages are going to be sent to random soldiers they should go to lower enlisted first. The guy listed that he was with a CID unit. I he is job is an investigator he should be able to locate chicken feed--- just my opinion as a former soldier & an army wife. I know the soldier did not attempt to soliciate anything but I also know that if my husband was to run across one of his soldiers in a similar situation he would not be a happy comander. Random care packages are usually sent to a vague address & distributed as the unit sees fit. Single soldier & lower enlisted first since they don't get as many packages.
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