How long before this becomes a reality TV event? Josh Eels tags along with Team America for the New York Times:
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The men of Team America were missing an assault rifle. “Everybody pulled a rifle, right, guys?” Eric asked. A 38-year-old ex-Navy lieutenant, he had blond hair to his shoulders and a few days’ worth of deployment stubble.
“We’re supposed to have eight,” Brian said. He and Eric worked SWAT together in Virginia and sometimes hunted together, too.
Brandon, 33, had six 9-millimeter Glock pistols stuffed in his pockets. He surveyed the room: “Two . . . four . . . six. . . . “
Carey, a sniper, tried to stifle a laugh. “Good thing they don’t have a counting event.”
It was a spring Saturday at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center (Kasotc) in Jordan.
The members of Team America were in their barracks after a morning at the range, cleaning their guns so the desert sand wouldn’t jam the actions.