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JSOC Missions From Masirah: Taliban Missions in Afghanistan


by Sean Naylor The vastness of the moonless night sky swallowed the turboprop drone of the four blacked-out Combat Talons high above Pakistan’s Baluchistan province. Headed north, the planes crossed into Afghan airspace at about 11 p.m., October 19. Skimming

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Nick Irving: For a Sniper, Timing is Everything

Nick Irving

by Nick Irving Timing is Everything: from the book Way of The Reaper As soon as we were on the tarmac of the airfield, mortar rounds came in on our position. I (Nick Irving) thought again about our HVT and

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In Praise of Fear: from an American Warrior

American Warrior

by Gary O’Neal “Listen to the wind, it talks. Listen to the silence, it speaks. Listen to your heart, it knows.” Native American Proverb I think it was Hamlet who said, “Fear makes cowards of us all.” Now, I don’t

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