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Body armor dilemma

next week I am going to south-east of Afghanistan for 2 months and not sure if I should take my flack jacket with me or not, for the following two main reasons:

1) In the remote areas ‘locals’ might think I am just an intruder affiliated with the coalition forces
2) I will be trekking a lot, and the BA is too heavy…

Any suggestions?


by KASH Gabriele Torsello at 2005-06-28 07:19:58 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) London , United Kingdom | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Kash, some members of LS who would know about your dilemma may not be able to see your posting since now there is a filter that dictates which  posts one can see when logged on (basically all posts from the list of contacts and the contacts of one’s contacts).  I would suggest you PM (send a private message) to Teru Kuwayama who is very familiar with Afghanistan and to Zalmai who is also familiar and is originally from there.  They can give you detailed info.<br/>

by Jon Anderson | 28 Jun 2005 09:06 | Astoria Queens, United States | | Report spam→
Thanks Jon, will do it.

by KASH Gabriele Torsello | 28 Jun 2005 09:06 | London, United Kingdom | | Report spam→

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