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Old 11-12-2010, 17:48   #1
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Great story aired on Fox News yesterday

The story of a fellow SF soldier, who at great risk to his own life prevented my beret from becoming a VC souvenir. Enjoy

http://video.foxnews.com/v/4414454/i...in-the-making/
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Old 11-12-2010, 18:32   #2
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Great Story!

Thanks for sharing this Colonel! What an amazing reunion that had to be.
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Old 11-13-2010, 04:46   #3
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Great story Col Cook,, I wish you and Jim Salaga many years of fellowship...

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Old 11-13-2010, 07:15   #4
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Great story Col...... Glad to hear you finally conducted your linkup.......
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Old 11-13-2010, 07:26   #5
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That Reunion was at SOAR last September!! Henry, I know you!!
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Old 11-13-2010, 07:47   #6
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Two great heroes! A great story! We're QPs because of brothers like you.
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Old 11-13-2010, 08:12   #7
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With all the BS on TV, we finally get a story worth listening to and they cut if off. You think they could have let this interview go a little longer. Regardless, great story. 42 years is a chunk of time.
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Old 11-13-2010, 09:07   #8
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Beautiful!
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Old 11-13-2010, 09:48   #9
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Great story, sir! I wish they had devoted more time to it, but am glad it got to be told at all.
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Old 11-13-2010, 10:32   #10
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The story of a fellow SF soldier, who at great risk to his own life prevented my beret from becoming a VC souvenir. Enjoy

http://video.foxnews.com/v/4414454/i...in-the-making/
Thats a fantastic piece, shame it couldn't have gone on longer.
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Old 11-13-2010, 10:54   #11
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A wonderful story gentlemen, thank you both for your service.
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Old 11-13-2010, 15:28   #12
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Two great heroes! A great story! We're QPs because of brothers like you.
Very well stated,I completely concur............

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Old 11-13-2010, 17:39   #13
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You think they could have let this interview go a little longer. .
Agreed. thanks for sharing this Colonel, what a reunion that had to have been.
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Old 11-13-2010, 18:57   #14
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I see the same traits in a lot of these young guys we train here. Gives me hope for our Future.
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Old 11-13-2010, 19:00   #15
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Agreed. thanks for sharing this Colonel, what a reunion that had to have been.
There have been many comments about the reunion and rightfully so...I did not go to my first SOAR until 2007 even though I have been a SOA member for more than 30 years. After attending that first one, I vowed to never miss another as long as I am able to go. Previous to that reunion I had never experienced such a sense of brotherhood at any convention anywhere that came anywhere close to the brothers of the SOA. It was and is truly amazing to see the things that occur there in the way of fellowship and love of one another. Also, it is where many of the legends of the SF/Special Operations community are in September of each year. Who could not be in awe to be in the presence of such men?

If you are not a member of the SOA but you qualify for membership, I strongly urge you to join and attend. Also, if you have been a member and have allowed your membership to lapse, please rejoin and meet with us in Vegas.

Thank you all for allowing me to share all of this with you.
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