[rescue] Do you remember when? Security software.....

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Sat Aug 16 13:28:12 CDT 2003

On Sat, Aug 16, 2003 at 09:04:27PM +0300, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> I think it's about 22 for women unless you are a nurse or doctor. However,
> if you can walk and mumble a little hebrew you can join the police auxiliary
> at any age.

Can't do either right now...  :(

> Once you've been there about six months they will sponsor you for a handgun 
> permit. If you join a sniper unit, after about six months they will let
> you take home a '98 Mouser in .308 nato, and after a year or so let
> you buy your own rifle. 

What if you already have your own rifle?  :)  (And that's Mauser.)

> The catch is your spend you weekends and holidays doing things like looking
> for missing children, providing security at demonstratons, and snipers
> have to lie in the grass or on building roofs watching for terrorists
> to crash public events.

I could deal.  I could do with doing something that I can convince
myself is *worth* a shit.

> You're expected to show up weekly to practice your shooting (at their 
> expense).

*sigh*  SUCH a hardship...   get paid to play!  :)

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