PaintballX3 Magazine 2012 Oklahoma D-Day Special Edition - Page 111

with him a "NO FEAR" attitude and volunteered for most of the hardest work details. Dewayne has told me on numerous occasions "If you surround yourself with good people, good things happen." Ben Pharris is one of those people. Day 4 Thursday was really a test for me - Operation Sea Lion. This game was developed as a challenge to the Germans to see if they could take a beach like the Big Red 1. All smack talk aside... it didn't start off well. A shortage of drivers and buses/trucks that wouldn't start had players hiking to Utah Beach. We finally got started at around 10am and things started looking up. Players were having fun shooting at the silhouette ducks and brave Jedi were trying to take the beach with only their light sabers. We had some issues in the Co2 department and I came unglued on a couple of my refs because of it. Though it had the desired effect (the issue was fixed ASAP), I probably could have handled it differently...We all had a group hug later. It didn't stop at Sea Lion. We had the Night Game to start working on. As the most