MIL A True Soldier, interesting article

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  1. Immortal1

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    You Think You're Tough? - Peter Sprenger lost an eye to an Iraqi suicide bomber -- and then joined the Army Rangers

    On the morning of December 9, 2003, Peter Sprenger was 2 weeks from the end of an eventful tour in Iraq. He'd been at the "tip of the spear," in army parlance, spending the preceding 10 months roaring through the invasion of Iraq, occupying Baghdad, securing other restive towns. As a member of the 101st Airborne Division, he had a clear mission: to probe for trouble and take care of it. But on that particular morning, the trouble found him.

    Corporal Sprenger drew radio duty that day in company headquarters in Tal Afar, 60 miles southwest of Mosul. He felt relatively safe in the shadow of a two-story guard tower, behind barbed wire and barricades, sheltered by a 12-foot-high cinder-block wall. The front doors of the building were open to the morning air. Sprenger wore no flak jacket, no helmet...

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  2. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    Hooah Ranger! Give em Hell!

    THAT'S a Soldier, and a damn fine American!
     
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    :cool: Reading that made me hard
     
  5. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    Holy shit. Heroes list +1
     
  6. smokie700

    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    That is a motivating story if i ever read one. Makes me feel god to be going back.
     

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