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4 fighter jets just went screaming over Rockville MD

Posted on 09/20/2012 10:16:54 AM PDT by Bulwinkle

never seen them here before


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1 posted on 09/20/2012 10:16:55 AM PDT by Bulwinkle
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To: Bulwinkle

how low and is there an airshow in the area?


2 posted on 09/20/2012 10:18:06 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Bulwinkle

got a strange message from Internet explorer before trying to post this one ... Were the jets headed toward D.C. or were they headed toward the Atlantic?


3 posted on 09/20/2012 10:21:27 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Bulwinkle

Democrat Turkish jets


4 posted on 09/20/2012 10:22:26 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: Bulwinkle

there’s a website to listen to aircraft traffic, don’t remember but it can be googled


5 posted on 09/20/2012 10:25:53 AM PDT by conservativesister
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To: Bulwinkle

Run-in for a military funeral at Arlington Cemetery.

Usually done on a different axis but depending upon where the burial plot is, can fly over Rockville.


6 posted on 09/20/2012 10:26:12 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Bulwinkle

We had a lot of them after 9/11. What part of Rockville are you located? I’m in Rockville and didn’t hear a thing. ( I am assuming someone got into the air space... happens enough times for it to be relatively common)


7 posted on 09/20/2012 10:26:29 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Bulwinkle

We had a lot of them after 9/11. What part of Rockville are you located? I’m in Rockville and didn’t hear a thing. ( I am assuming someone got into the air space... happens enough times for it to be relatively common)


8 posted on 09/20/2012 10:26:37 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Bulwinkle
btw .. this is the second report in the past two days from Maryland of which am aware. One yesterday, one today. Don't know about other reports. If it goes tomorrow, more jets, and no airshow one would have to wonder if someone in the Military or at the Pentagon is making a statement, or perhaps simply a flyer's prank.
9 posted on 09/20/2012 10:27:59 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Bulwinkle

I used to get similar calls when I was stationed in England. I just asked: “Were they American?” Yes, they said. I responded with: “You’re welcome.”


10 posted on 09/20/2012 10:28:16 AM PDT by Revolutionary ("Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition!")
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To: VeniVidiVici
They're fighter-bombers headed for Montgomery County Elementary schools just like like the one I attended.

The first wave drops the cukes, then come the condoms.

Word has it Obama and the NEA got the idea from those Air Force Bake Sale bumper stickers.
11 posted on 09/20/2012 10:29:56 AM PDT by golux
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To: Hulka

reasonable explanation and very possible.


12 posted on 09/20/2012 10:30:03 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Bulwinkle

Rockville is on the route between the White House and Camp David. In the 1970’s I remember seeing convoys of about 3 Marine choppers flying overhead a lot.


13 posted on 09/20/2012 10:30:14 AM PDT by ChronicMA
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To: golux

LOL


14 posted on 09/20/2012 10:31:16 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Bulwinkle

One went over McLean, Virginia.


15 posted on 09/20/2012 10:31:30 AM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Bulwinkle

Watch out for DHS snipers.


16 posted on 09/20/2012 10:31:54 AM PDT by gotribe (WTF?)
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To: no-to-illegals

they came from virgina heading sw, then banking south to skirt over eastern dc


17 posted on 09/20/2012 10:33:28 AM PDT by Bulwinkle (Alec, a.k.a. Daffy Duck)
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To: Revolutionary
I used to get similar calls when I was stationed in England. I just asked: “Were they American?” Yes, they said. I responded with: “You’re welcome.”

At Beaufort they used to ask complainers "Are you sure they're ours?"

18 posted on 09/20/2012 10:36:22 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1339 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Bulwinkle; Hulka

see post #6 (if have not already). This sound like the logical answer. Prayers for All our People buried at Arlington.


19 posted on 09/20/2012 10:38:27 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Bulwinkle

Would imagine that with the islamic countries on fire, security is high for the Maryland, DC, Virginia area.


20 posted on 09/20/2012 10:39:01 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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To: Hulka

The Marine Corps Lt. Colonel who was killed in Afghanistan last week is to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


21 posted on 09/20/2012 10:39:14 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Hulka

i used to work on rt395 and see them once or twice a week. never seen them here. a formation of 3 with 4th a mile or more back right


22 posted on 09/20/2012 10:41:49 AM PDT by Bulwinkle (Alec, a.k.a. Daffy Duck)
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To: Bulwinkle

Somebody called in an airstrike on Wheaton... about darn time too...


23 posted on 09/20/2012 10:44:38 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Bulwinkle

hugh vey series!
(surprised it too this long)


24 posted on 09/20/2012 10:48:45 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
dang ... and I thought someone was sending a message to the zer0 crowd. Yo, Wheaton ... Wheaton are you still with us?
25 posted on 09/20/2012 10:50:07 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: gotribe

when black helicopters just aren’t fast or scary enough...


26 posted on 09/20/2012 10:53:52 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Bulwinkle

It usually means that some civil aircraft stumbled into protected airspace, either in DC or around Camp David. Not a big deal. I live near there, and it happens often enough that frankly I don’t even pay attention anymore. Don’t get excited (yet).


27 posted on 09/20/2012 11:01:11 AM PDT by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: Bulwinkle

A thread from yesterday:

Fighter Jets Over Roanoke?

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2933517/posts


28 posted on 09/20/2012 11:04:34 AM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: golux

ouch!


29 posted on 09/20/2012 11:06:15 AM PDT by Yehuda (http://jewpoint.blogspot.com)
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To: golux
They're fighter-bombers headed for Montgomery County Elementary schools just like like the one I attended.

LOL! Me too! I went to Twinbrook. You?

30 posted on 09/20/2012 11:14:30 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: Rebelbase
Thanks Rebelbase, and must say was wrong again. Virginia yesterday, Maryland today. Mistake (by me) was I thought prior thread was in reference to Maryland yesterday. Thanks for clearing my head Rebelbase by bringing the thread forward.
31 posted on 09/20/2012 11:30:42 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: VeniVidiVici; Kenny Bunk
Bells Mill. I Never learned a thing about the Founding Fathers but boy, when it came to Harriet Tubman I could lecture for hours!

The other memorable event was the time we were asked to find, key, identify, paste-to-posterboard and do a little verbal shenanigan on the leaves of no less than fifty different kinds of "flora." Now I was a pretty smart kid, even in fourth grade, but the project was assigned in December, in snowy, barren Washington, and due after the Christmas holiday.

The kids were absolutely distressed... The parents were beside themselves, digging through the snow for weeks looking for leaves...

I did manage to get all the leaves. I was the only one who did.

My mom owned a flower shop on P and 21st.

And she was PISSED.

So you should of seen the eyes of the kids when I pulled out these huge, exotic flowering rainforest species, pointed out the window, and told the class, (as carefully instructed,) "Aww, yeah, there's a whole bunch of these down by Cabin John Creek..."
32 posted on 09/20/2012 11:44:46 AM PDT by golux
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To: forgotten man

Harrier pilot. The Marines never forget their own and still hold on to tradition. Not saying anything bad about the other branches just giving a good example to model after.

I’m getting to be an old man. My admiration for the Corps only grows. They remain a beacon of light that represents all that is American that is good.

The opposite of fear is not courage, it is love.


33 posted on 09/20/2012 11:50:35 AM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average, they voted for oblabla.s)
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To: Sequoyah101

You know for a fact that the USAF and Navy don’t do this?


34 posted on 09/20/2012 11:52:38 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: Sequoyah101

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missing_man_formation

Says at Wiki that the US Army brought the custom to America. Looks like the USAF added the “pull up” portion to the honor. Doesn’t mention the USMC.


35 posted on 09/20/2012 11:55:27 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: forgotten man

May God bless and welcome his soul home and provide comfort for his family and friends.


36 posted on 09/20/2012 12:03:45 PM PDT by GBA
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To: SJSAMPLE

That is not the point. All branches with aircraft do the missing man formation.

Geesh, aren’t we a little hypersensitive?


37 posted on 09/20/2012 12:04:11 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average, they voted for oblabla.s)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
Somebody called in an airstrike on Wheaton... about darn time too...

Dude, if that happens you know I'm looting Crisfield's. Look for the guy with the tub full of softie sandwiches and a can of Old Bay. The ONLY reason, ever, to be on Georgia Avenue.
38 posted on 09/20/2012 12:09:58 PM PDT by golux
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To: Sequoyah101

No. You just sounded like you needed a little correcting.
A little research won’t kill you.


39 posted on 09/20/2012 12:19:41 PM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I’ll be in the shower. Let me know if anything happens.


40 posted on 09/20/2012 12:24:12 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
Somebody called in an airstrike on Wheaton... about darn time too...

LOL.

41 posted on 09/20/2012 12:28:13 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: momtothree

I’m also in Rockville and heard nothing.


42 posted on 09/20/2012 12:34:46 PM PDT by freepertoo
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To: Buckeye McFrog
when black helicopters just aren’t fast or scary enough...

...wait for Michael Rivero to sound the alarm!

43 posted on 09/20/2012 1:59:42 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: Bulwinkle

Not to worry .. I called in an Airstrike on the X Wife
(hope she got the message)

TT


44 posted on 09/20/2012 2:14:00 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is islam. Moderate islam is the Trojan Horse.)
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To: golux
This noise was not "fighter jets". It was atmospherically "bounced" noise coming from the old Hagerstown Speedway on Route 40, just east of the old bridge.

When the Coriolis Effect intersects with altered Jet Streams and the Aurora Borealis, the engine noise from the Old Speedway bounces off the slopes of South Mountain and can set off burglar alarms as far off as Wilmington, NC.

It is this strange concatenation of physical phenomena that used to so disorient the young naval pilot John McCain that he would often become lost over the Chesapeake. I believe he was emotionally involved with Harriet Tubman at the time.

45 posted on 09/24/2012 2:18:42 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Obama = Allende.)
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