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  • Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan Reportedly Kills Members of SEAL Team 6

    08/06/2011 9:37:25 AM PDT · by spiderfern · 396 replies
    FOXNEWS.COM ^ | 8/6/2011 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON -- The Associated Press has learned that more than 20 Navy SEALs from the unit that killed Osama bin Laden were among those lost in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. Read more:
  • Soldier's Humor (I really love these guys)

    08/18/2006 1:27:57 PM PDT · by LouAvul · 36 replies · 980+ views
    me ^ | 8/18/06
    Self explanatory: Muzzle brake on 50 cal: And my favorite:
  • Common Name, Uncommon Valor

    03/29/2006 4:51:22 AM PST · by oldtimer2 · 25 replies · 614+ views
    OpinionJournal ^ | March 29, 2006 | RALPH KINNEY BENNETT
    Common Name, Uncommon Valor BY RALPH KINNEY BENNETT March 29,2006 Since his days growing up in Tampa, Fla., the lanky kid had wanted to be a soldier. By this bright morning, April 4, 2003, Sgt. First Class Paul Ray Smith had more than fulfilled his dream. He had served 15 of his 33 years in the U.S. Army, including three tours of duty in harm's way--in the Persian Gulf, Bosnia and Kosovo. Now all his training, all his experience, all the instincts that had made him a model soldier, were about to be put to the test. With 16 men...