Skip to comments.Lashed to vehicle in Afghanistan, wounded SAS soldier fought on_(SAS pay cuts)
Posted on 10/22/2008 8:17:31 PM PDT by Flavius
DESPITE being shot twice during an ambush in Afghanistan, an SAS soldier lashed himself to the front of his patrol vehicle so he wouldn't be left behind if he passed out from loss of blood and kept on fighting.
The Digger is expected to be recommended for a high level bravery award.
Suffering from serious upper body wounds, the soldier struggled on to the front of his SAS long range patrol vehicle (LRPV) and, under heavy fire, used a rope to attach himself firmly between the vehicle's bull bar and radiator.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.com.au ...
> While the Diggers fought for survival, bureaucrats in Canberra docked the pay of more than 100 SAS men, including many serving in Afghanistan.
Several troops had been told they had debts of $30,000 for allowances that shouldn’t have been paid and were being forced to repay the funds. <
Welcome to the future of our Armed forces under pres obama.
yes is it not nice
maybe in solidarity to soldiers the pay of the elected officials would be cut two fold
you know to keep it fair
well rot is from the inside
Although the over-payments were made due to a clerical error, the government announced last night that the debits to the ‘diggers’ accounts would be stopped.
SAS MOTTO: WHO DARES WINS!
Prayers for the brave Digger.
He deserves a medal, a promotion and a raise. I wish we had a battalion of them here!
May God protect him always.
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