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"Give me a second. I gotta go kill these guys first."

Posted By Laughing_Wolf • [July 20, 2008]

A few days ago, word came of a major Taliban attack on our troops, and the story of a FOB being abandoned. For those of you who have been waiting for the story on this, Stars and Stripes has the story of the 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team.

LW

NOTE: Updated post to change overrun to abandoned. The post was not overrun, because of the courage of the troops involved. I need to wait to post until caffeine has kicked in...


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