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  • U.S. Army SSG Ty Michael Carter to receive Medal of Honor today

    08/26/2013 8:32:49 AM PDT · by cll · 21 replies
    On Oct. 3, 2009, many Soldiers distinguished themselves when more than 300 Anti-Afghan forces, or AAF, attempted to overrun Combat Outpost, or COP, Keating, a company-sized outpost in Nuristan Province, Afghanistan. On that day, of the 53 members of B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, who defended the position, eight Soldiers were killed, and more than 25 were injured. Of these men, one Soldier’s gallantry stood out. Without regard to his own safety, Spc. Ty Michael Carter proved himself time and time again. He resupplied ammunition to fighting positions, provided first aid to a battle buddy, killed enemy troops,...
  • Exclusive Interview with Video-Making Marine [Audio]

    08/15/2007 3:25:01 PM PDT · by bnelson44 · 8 replies · 573+ views
    Blackfive ^ | 8/15/07
    Most of you saw this video when we posted it earlier this week, and most of you wrote to say how wonderful it was. It contained many heartfelt sentiments about what being an American and an American fighting man means. The artist was unknown, until now. Ladies and Gentlemen I introduce you to SSG Lawrence E. Dean II. A reader who may claim her kudos in the comments if she wants to, alerted us that SSG Dean was the artist and he worked with her husband. She sent along B5 contact info and then let me know we needed to...