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Virginia State Constitution: Article 1; Section 13
That a well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the proper, natural, and safe defense of a free state, therefore, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed; that standing armies, in time of peace, should be avoided as dangerous to liberty; and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power.

Alabama State Constitution: Article 1: Section 26
That every Citizen has a right to bear arms in defense of himself and the State.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Saturday Morning Coffee #41

A1C B's first deer.

I got all the details wrong about it when I mentioned it a couple days ago. I said he was bow hunting in South Dakota, but it was a rifle in North Dakota. He had his bow along, but didn't have a shot with it.

First things first, they set up camp at Froelich Dam. (Ladies, check out those guns. He's single, you know...)

Then they took time to "scope out" their blind.

Then it was time to settle down to a nice dinner of beans and vegetable beef soup on the gas burner. (Two guys sharing a tent after a dinner consisting mostly of beans? No way. BTDT. I'm surprised there were any deer within 5 miles of their camp.)

The crack of dawn rolled around, and Joel filled his tag on the very first day of the trip. Jeez! A North Dakota doe is the size of a Virginia 6-point buck!

It's Miller time!


Coffeypot said...

Congrats! I still remember my first...and being 'blooded.' For you who don't know, I had to take a bit of the liver when we field dressed him. All I can say is, I'm glad that ritual only happens with the first deer. Liver suz even when it's cooked.

Old NFO said...

Good one, regardless of how he got it, and yeah they have REAL deer out there, not big dogs...

MSgt B said...

Coffey - He wimped out and had the deer processed by someone else. I told him he has to do it himself at least once. It's on that list of "Things a guy should know how to do"

Old NFO - and I found out today he's going back out again...lucky little fucker