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SPC Daniel Unger - Someone You Should Know Radio

Pundit Review Radio (on Boston's WRKO) posted my latest addition to the Someone You Should Know podcasts (stream it from Pundit Review or download via iTunes):

Matthew Currier Burden, author of Blog of War and proprietor of Blackfive joined us once again for Someone You Should Know, our weekly collaboration to bring the inspirational, true stories of the men and women fighting for us around the world to the radio.

This week, Matt told us the incredible story of Specialist Daniel Unger.

What is Pundit Review Radio?

Pundit Review Radio is where the old media meets the new. Each week Kevin and Gregg give voice to the work of the most influential leaders in the new media/citizen journalist revolution. Hailed as “Groundbreaking” by Talkers Magazine, this unique show brings the best of the blogs to your radio every Sunday evening from 7-10pm EST on AM680 WRKO, Boston’s Talk Leader

Hit this link to listen about why Daniel Unger is Someone You Should Know.  I'll repost the key message about Daniel from his father, Marc:

...No terrorist took Daniel Unger’s life from him. The Fourth Degree Black Belt and four-year starting center fielder was, arguably, the fastest runner on the base. From all accounts, Daniel could have made it into the safety of the bunker with the rest of the men. The licensed minister chose not to do so in order to save some by giving his own life and blood so they could live. The Bible says, “Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13). Daniel’s life wasn’t taken, he laid it down for his friends: for those he was assigned to guard to be saved, for the Iraqi people to be free from tyranny and for the American people to remain free...

Someone You Should Know radio archives are here.

(These are some of my favorite podcasts - Jason Cunningham, Ross McGinnis, Rick Rescorla, Jason Schauble...)

Here is my original post about Daniel Unger - A Hero's Love.