Gate MPs: 'Taliban Fighter' Costumes Popular This Halloween
MCAS MIRAMAR, Calif. — Standing guard at the main gate this Halloween weekend, Base MPs Nicolas Panagos and Megan Bossert, both lance corporals, report that "Taliban Fighter" is this year's most popular costume.
"They're coming in so fast it's hard to keep track. Especially all of those little motor bikes with, like, three dudes clinging on. Hilarious. My guess would be some kind of zombie-terrorist themed party up at the barracks," said Panagos.
Base regulations do not allow unregistered vehicles on post but exceptions are being made to maintain the authenticity of the costumes throughout the weekend. MPs have been praising the "Taliban" Marines for their attention to detail including body odor, bloodshot eyes, realistic beards and excellent Pashto.
"One guy aimed his 'AK-47' — wonderful craftsmanship for a fake by the way — right at my head and I put up my hands like 'Heyooo, watch out!' and we all had a good chuckle," said Bossert. "That's the Mar…
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