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Old 03-12-2012, 00:42   #1
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Possible Airsoft Poser?

I came across an interesting site while doing some history research. (Google pinged the word Recondo.)

Its a very bizarre and somewhat goofy website of a group of alleged "Special Forces Green Beret" Airsoft practitioners and instructors.

Apparently they run their own " Recondo " course to sharpen skills at projecting plastic bb's.

I had a good laugh until they claimed retired SF as their Cadre, and a I saw a photo of a man in multi-cam with what appeared to be a long tab.

Any QP's care to shed light or investigate?

http://www.mikeforceairsoft.org/RECONDO-SCHOOL.html
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:26   #2
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It appears to be Dr. Steven King, a local chiropractic doctor in the Salinas area. Whether he is or isn't SF I can't tell. If I had to venture a SWAG...I would say he's probably not SF.
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:24   #3
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Steve King is the VP of SFA Chapter XIV in Monterey, CA, and their web-site lists the MF airsoft events.

http://www.sfa14.com/contact.html

He's a DC in Marina, CA. Watch the video from about the 3:10 point...

http://king.proadjustervision.com/

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Old 03-12-2012, 06:39   #4
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This game and contest was sponsered by
The Special Forces Association Ch XIV Monterey.


Anyone notice that they have support from SFA Chapter XIV in Monterey......Do we know anyone from that chapter to validate their statement?.........


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Since Dr. King appears legit, but we are on the subject of Airsoft and frauds.

Meet Gregory Shane "Bushman" Vanaman

http://pownetwork.org/horv/horv_884.htm
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Old 03-12-2012, 11:39   #6
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Since Dr. King appears legit, but we are on the subject of Airsoft and frauds.

Meet Gregory Shane "Bushman" Vanaman

http://pownetwork.org/horv/horv_884.htm
Lol that's rich. I love the tower of power on that multi-cam ACU, what an ass.
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Chapter XIV Monterey

I went to the Chapter XIV Christmas Party at Fisherman's Grotto on Monterey's Wharf #1. List Member Slurp was also there!

We met Doctor King there and verified that he is former SF!

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Old 03-13-2012, 10:52   #8
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No, Dr King is not a poser, however one of his pixelated action photos made me suspicious:
http://usarmy.vo.llnwd.net/e2/-image...-02-091945.jpg
Doesn't quite look like airsoft stuff, hmmm? Looks like a good course from the outside, and airsoft is cheaper to run than blanks. Some parts of the US don't like to hear gunshots (not suppressor-friendly, either), so airsoft is the only viable solution. Paintball wpns are more inaccurate and require more logistic support,

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He shouldn't put photos with blank adapters when advertising airsoft. .02

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Old 03-15-2012, 10:47   #10
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I went to the Chapter XIV Christmas Party at Fisherman's Grotto on Monterey's Wharf #1. List Member Slurp was also there!

We met Doctor King there and verified that he is former SF!

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Not on topic, but I love that place. Best clam chowder EVER. I order it online every couple of months so I always have a stash.
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Old 03-15-2012, 19:18   #11
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No, Dr King is not a poser, however one of his pixelated action photos made me suspicious:
http://usarmy.vo.llnwd.net/e2/-image...-02-091945.jpg
Doesn't quite look like airsoft stuff, hmmm? Looks like a good course from the outside, and airsoft is cheaper to run than blanks. Some parts of the US don't like to hear gunshots (not suppressor-friendly, either), so airsoft is the only viable solution. Paintball wpns are more inaccurate and require more logistic support,

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Thats a PAO photo from the testing of the Land Warrior project earlier in the 2000's.
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Best clam chowder EVER.
Heresy! There is no good chowdah available west of the Connecticut River.
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Heresy! There is no good chowdah available west of the Connecticut River.
Amen to that! The other problem is Hush Puppies vs. Clam Cakes.
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