Drive a tank in Sherman, Texas
Next dates: January 14-16, 2005
Slideshow - USAToday.com
December 15, 2004
HERE FOR OUR NEW TANK DRIVING ADVENTURE
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YOUR TANK PLATOON ON THE BATTLEFIELD
Arrive in Dallas. You'll be met at airport and transported to your
barracks in Sherman. (OK...so it's really a hotel.) Evening free.
arrives to transport you to the Armory at Tactical Tanks
gear distribution and clothing change. (You'll be issued your BDUs.)
to Field Command HQ by transport
to teams. Safety briefing and instructions for using minesweeping
equipment, GPS and communications equipment. Driving
instruction: includes steering, braking, backing in base and field,
moving in close proximity, approaching and transitioning creeks,
gear shifting and acceleration. (Yes! You will be driving an armored
Commence first exercise.
catered at Field Command.
and Intelligence Report.
Deployment and Order Distribution. More
incredible missions follow. Debriefing
and return to platoon quarters.
Troop victory party.
in hotel followed by transfer to airport for departure.
includes full day tank driving adventure at Tactical Tanks, two nights
at the Sherman LaQuinta, celebration dinner and transfers to and from
Dallas Airport. Air travel to Dallas is not included.
per person: $2750 US
U.S. Troops encountered
enemy spy with classified documents identifying suspected "secret
weapon" as new hybrid Agm-65 Maverick Missile recently built
by a U.S. Company and accepted by the U.S Army. Missile was lost in
transit to testing grounds by attack of unknown faction in Southern
orders you to the following mission w/ immediate deployment. Using
and interpreting the provided map - transition to the listed coordinate.
Secure missile or warhead, load on armored vehicle and proceed to
mandatory 15-minute stand down area till artillery crews reload ordinance
bunkers for further diversionary barrage.
Deploy to last known
location of AGM-65 via:
N33deg 41min 356sec
by W96deg 38min 198sec
N33deg 41min 395sec
by W96deg 38min 227sec
Commence to Stand
down area via:
N33deg 41min 347sec
by W96deg 37min 991sec
Stand down area
N33deg 40min 915sec
by W96deg 38min 628sec
IT'S LIKE - FIRST-HAND ACCOUNTS
Police Department - Tank Training - News report from KXII-TV in
Sherman TX, with live video
(includes photo gallery) by Rui Zhou, MFO
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