GUN Medal of Honor awarded today

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  1. JaimeZX

    JaimeZX Formerly of :Sep 2001: fame - Also: Sprout Crew OT Supporter

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    I was deployed at this time and remember watching the events unfold over the course of several hours.

    :hs: :bowdown:
     
  2. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    I remember that as well. As I recall, Lutrell is pretty torn up about surviving.
     
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    Bad motor scooter.
    This is who kids should look up to, not rap stars.
     
  4. MTech

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    Amazing.
     
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    zhiniibob CLUB ASTROS NOW OPEN OT Supporter

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    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    WOW...I had heard on the news they were about to award another MOH but I hadn't heard the whole story. Thanks for posting. He's truly a hero.
     
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    I remember hearing about it on the news but never that much detail. Thank god for people like them.
     
  8. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    My eyes welled up a bit.
     
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    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    JaimeZX Formerly of :Sep 2001: fame - Also: Sprout Crew OT Supporter

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    Luttrell is going to be on O'Reilly in a minute.
     
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    Good god, I can only imagine. A true hero.
     
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    good on him. and good on those afghani villiagers too for saving the surviving seal.
     
  16. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    I'm actually a little surprised that the villagers protected him.
     
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    +1 but only cause you'd think if they were being attacked nearby the villages wouldn't be friendly.... Though the media likes to portray nobody wants us over there. :rolleyes:
     
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    hopefully we made it worth their while.
     
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    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    Ya know...I saw a show on this. These guys had stopped 2 farmers and frisked them and all that. They thought about killing the farmers because they didn't want to get ambushed. They even said, "If we let these guys go, we are GOING to get into a firefight." and yet they let those farmers go.
     
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    Aequitas If it keeps on raining, levee's going to break.

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    Should have shot the locals.
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Not just that but if I were one of the villagers, I would fear reprisal from the Taliban for aiding an American and refusing their demands.
     
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    Aequitas If it keeps on raining, levee's going to break.

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    The villagers have been there for centuries. The Taliban won't mess with them because they know if they lose the support of the villagers they won't be able to function as well.
     

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