DoD (US) Instructions to all units opperating in the Middle East

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  1. U.S. Navy Directive 16134 -- Inappropriate T-Shirts )
    The following directive was issued by the commanding officer of all Naval installations in the Middle East . (It was obviously directed at the Marines.)
    To: All Commands
    Subject: Inappropriate T-Shirts
    Ref: ComMidEast
    For: Inst 16134//24 K
    All commanders promulgate upon receipt:
    The following T-shirts are no longer to be worn on or off base by any military or civilian personnel serving in the Middle East :
    1. 'Eat Pork or Die' [both English and Arabic versions]
    2. 'Shrine Busters' [Various. Show burning minarets or bomb/artillery shells impacting Islamic shrines. Some with unit logos.]
    3. 'Napalm, Sticks Like Crazy' [Both English and Arabic versions]
    4. 'Goat - it isn't just for breakfast any more.' [Both English and Arabic versions]
    5. 'The road to Paradise begins with me.' [Mostly Arabic versions, but some in English. Some show sniper scope cross-hairs.]
    6. 'Guns don't kill people. I kill people.' [Both Arabic and English versions]
    7. 'Pork. The other white meat.' [Arabic version]
    8. 'Infidel' [English, Arabic and other coalition force languages.]
    The above T-shirts are to be removed from Post Exchanges upon receipt of this directive. In addition, the following signs are to be removed upon receipt of this message:
    1. 'Islamic Religious Services Will Be Held at the Firing Range at 0800 Daily.'
    2. 'Do we really need 'smart bombs' to drop on these dumb bastards.


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