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We got our first taste in the TR - now, more - book is lookin' good, BW.  Was good to hear you say it was therapeutic for you and granted will be for others.


Yes, need a LINK from SOFREP for Amazon pre-order, to help you keep the beer cold.

Among Heroes was approved by the DOD for publication (with some minor redactions)

1 week, 2 days ago on Among Heroes: Navy SEAL Dave Scott “Daredevil”

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Am thrilled outta my gourd for ya, Nick - truly awesome opportunity for TV series.

1 week, 4 days ago on Episode 133 – Nick Irving Talks “The Reaper” TV Series

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A couple of years ago there at SOFREP was someone who brought up the agents who are deep undercover that we'll never know of.  It touched my heart and to this day something will remind me of them and I pray.  I know some are so deep they'll never come out in their lifetime.  I want to honor each and every one of them who have given so much for us.

great article.

1 week, 5 days ago on “The Book of Honor” Reviewed

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RIP Staff Sgt. Ryan Coyer

Makes me want to put my arms around them all to comfort them.  No answers for this young man leaving us so early but, he left us with a legacy of proud service to the Army he loved.

1 month, 1 week ago on Family grieves for soldier who died after six tours of duty

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Excellent reporting, Jack, the real deal.  Best part of the story was Alex getting busted.  One can better understand guys doing what it takes to get their translators to the States.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Rogue Kurdish YPG Member Scams U.S. Fighters for Cash

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@LadyHW @alphafish H, I wondered about that, too - today I read where the shooter said he killed 4 hostages.  It had crossed my mind how they were killed - stray bullets?  Guess he did shoot them.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Attack in Paris: The Hunt is On

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Carnage at Paris kosher grocery: Terrified hostages including women and children - run for their lives as 'at least four' captives die in dramatic end to siege 

huge photo coverage 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2903380/Another-gunman-takes-hostage-kosher-grocery-Paris-police-fear-gunman-shot-dead-policewoman-yesterday.html


All coverage here - hostage testimonies

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ushome/index.html


1 month, 3 weeks ago on Attack in Paris: The Hunt is On

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@JRomeoWhiskey @Waterborne And, that's why I stand aghast at the law of our land being changed or being influenced by sharia law - judges handing down sharia judgements.  This great country was not founded on Islam or sharia law.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Attack in Paris: The Hunt is On

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@YankeePapa They could at least do as the Brits have done - freeze all passports of those who left heading for jihad.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Attack in Paris: The Hunt is On

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@YankeePapa I would think it is time someone paid attention.  Kinda hard when the highest office in our land will not let the word "terrorist" pass his lips.  Who knows, we now might even have a chance at securing our southern border.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Attack in Paris: The Hunt is On

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#JeSuisAhmed on Twitter in tribute to Muslim officer slain by fanatics as he begged for his life
http://tinyurl.com/pncf3ea

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Attack in Paris: The Hunt is On

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Great article Jeff, and it is a proud moment to see all our vets in the 114th Congress.  You missed one from Arizona and we are extremely proud of our Representative Martha McSally.

Election officials in Arizona said Wednesday that the last undecided congressional race from the midterm elections had been won by a Republican challenger who edged out the Democratic incumbent by just 167 votes.

Martha McSally  is a retired  United States Air Force Colonel who is currently a Republican member of the  United States House of Representatives. She was the first American woman to fly in combat since the 1991 lifting of the prohibition of women in combat, flying the A-10 over Iraq and Kuwait in support of Operation Southern Watch.  She is also the first woman to command a USAF fighter squadron, the 354th Fighter Squadron (354 FS) based at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

McSally was represented by the Rutherford Institute in a successful 2001 lawsuit against the Department of Defense, challenging the military policy that required U.S. and U.K. servicewomen stationed in Saudi Arabia to wear the body-covering abaya when traveling off base in the country.   At the time of the lawsuit McSally, as a Major (O-4), was the highest ranking female fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force.

She currently has been appointed to the House Armed Services and Homeland Security committees.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Newcomer Veterans Highlight 114th Congress

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Looking forward to a new year of possibilities.  Taking a moment to wish the same to the down to earth downright good ppl here at REP.  In these times it's a good place to be.  Hey, time for a group hug . . . . .

2 months ago on Happy New Year from SOFREP!

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@YankeePapa @Txazz Stupidity personified!

2 months ago on Generations of PTSD

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@majrod @LawyerHandle When I think of Korea "bitter cold" is what comes to me.  What a terrible war.

2 months ago on 70 years ago today, American Humor & Defiance

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@YankeePapa Article much appreciated, Jim. 

YP, at least I remember the Gulf War parades and weeping to see Nam vets marching.  That day the real healing of bitterness began for me.

2 months ago on Generations of PTSD

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Thoroughly enjoyed this one Jack - cause you wrote it - new and unexpected experience for you.  While living in South Africa I experienced a few things most ppl would not believe.

2 months ago on Riding West African Currents

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Great stuff.  I really enjoyed your article, Pete and appreciate the quality.

2 months, 1 week ago on Marines Doing FID: The CAP Platoons in Vietnam

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George, you are an important part of this legacy - by being here to tell the story.  We need you "tellers of the stories".  Thank you.

RIP:  Ranger Matthew Rierson

RIP:  Sam Booth Foster

RIP:  5 Delta operators Battle of Mogadishu

RIP:  Kaleb Rierson

2 months, 1 week ago on Ranger Matthew Rierson: When It Rains, It Pours

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Nick, after reading your very first article here at REP I claimed you as my own, my own kid (and elected myself president of your fan club).  You described the hours that went down before that picture was taken.  The experience was surreal for me as you told your story and Brozek's talented writing put it to paper.  It left a mark on my heart.  Much success to you as The Reaper hits the stands.

2 months, 1 week ago on The Reaper, Available Now

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@YankeePapa  aren't they?  

ha ha ha ha ah

2 months, 1 week ago on Navy Corpsman to be Replaced by Marines (Fake Story)

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Excellent interview and expect the book to be the same.  Hope to get the book soon.  Just last night I had a friend tell me, oh they shouldn't write books like that and give away our secrets.  ha ha ha  I assured her no secrets were given out and there was a world of info to write about.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Chris Martin on Modern American Snipers

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Mitch, marvelous and informative article from down under.  We've had a few fist fights (many) here at REP over this same issue but, I found the interviews most interesting.  Lots of good reading if you search back.

A good many of us agree with you all the way.  We've already seen here in the States a lowering of physical standards for women - MajRod backed it all up with stats - over and over and over again (as well as others). 

Women and men are created differently (and equally) but, designed differently for our own roles in this life.  Women on the front lines is not an option as far as I'm concerned.  Women are spectacular and special, brave, courageous and fierce and very able in SOF support and in air support.  We just elected as a REP in Congress from my district the first woman combat fighter (A-10's now retired).  We are not designed for the capabilities required for front line combat.

Keep us updated, please.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Women Now Eligible to Join Australia’s Special Operations Command

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@124YK  Wonderful story - scroll all the way down toward the bottom of site.

http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/bskopp.htm

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Q&A With Nick Irving, Author of “The Reaper”

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You're the man, Nick!  Thanks for the informative interview, Brandon.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Q&A With Nick Irving, Author of “The Reaper”

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@RaginBajin i Only the two best looking ones got displayed, Nick and the K9 - of course, I can say that 'cause I'm the President of Nick's Fan Club.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Race Issues In America: A Ranger’s Perspective

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Exciting news, Jack and glad to see you home safe.  Keep 'em coming!

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Taking SOFREP to the Next Level

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@YankeePapa @majrod I also had the thought about "self pardon" and then there you said it.  It's more than possible that the king would wave the wand over himself.

3 months, 1 week ago on Ransom paid and lost for Bergdahl

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This saga gets more ridiculous every report . . unless ISIS gets nukes?  Methinks Obama is seeing his "legacy" quickly fading.  Nice job, Will.

3 months, 1 week ago on Operation Inherent Resolve (Iraq/Syria) Update

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How neat was that!  Loved the hangar and laid back atmosphere and waiting for the next one where Drago will cut loose.  The stories never get old do they.  Who knows, we may even get to see the Yak one day soon.

3 months, 1 week ago on SOFREP Presents “Inside the Team Room: U.S. Navy SEALs”

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@1bwhite from the air:

USAF F-16s w/ 500 lb Bombs Kill Abu Musab al-Zarqawi 250129-17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PczapemlJ4g

3 months, 1 week ago on How Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Really Met His Fate

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Autopsy Finds Al-Zarqawi Died Of Internal Injuries 52 Minutes After Bombing 

U.S. releases results in response to rumors that al-Zarqawi may have been beaten or shot.   June 12, 2006

http://www.mtv.com/news/1534088/autopsy-finds-al-zarqawi-died-of-internal-injuries-52-minutes-after-bombing/

Officials Detail Zarqawi's Last Hour   June 13, 2006

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/12/AR2006061200298.html

3 months, 1 week ago on How Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Really Met His Fate

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@YankeePapa @Frumentarius YP, you did so well, I'll front you one.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Wasting the Best and the Brightest: the ASTP Program in World War Two

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Astounding story and outstanding . . . you always come thru, YP.  *smile*

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Wasting the Best and the Brightest: the ASTP Program in World War Two

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@Waterborne Don't think the guy is really Bis

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Three Reasons Why SEAL Leaders Are Upset at O’Neill & Bissonnette

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Brandon, I've only seen you exhibit character and class going on three years for myself, always a voice of reason.  From what I've been able to experience through REP and MSM interviews you've stayed true to your words.  Even credible sources can be wrong and whether or not I agree with what you write, I've seen you stay true and on course.  Besides that, there is wisdom in a multitude of counselors and surely before you publish here in REP you run things by the rest of the triumvirate.

My heart goes out to Matt and Rob for what they've set in motion in their lives which has affected the Teams.  My prayer is our stealth warriors will emerge healthier in the long run and will ever have my gratitude.  Long before a SEAL was a twinkle in a frog's eye, our stealth warriors in the military have had our respect and honor.

The Deed is All, Not The Glory works in our private lives and whether we sign a piece of paper or not.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Three Reasons Why SEAL Leaders Are Upset at O’Neill & Bissonnette

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@YankeePapa And, now they are all on the way home safe, thanks to the Aussies.  Great to hear from "down under", Mitch.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Australia Gearing Up for the G20 Summit

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Today I'll pay tribute to you as well, Keith and Capt. Bob McKenzie.  I've read so much about him and a most amazing man.  You're of the same ilk.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on In Memory of Capt. Bob McKenzie USA

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I celebrate you today as a vet but, yet I still remember those dear but, not here.  I liked the way you told your story of service.  drats!  bet you said worse than that when they didn't card you.  God bless you.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on A Personal View

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Your words touch my heart.  I think they'll echo in my head.  Peace my brother.


We are all behind reading articles and one by one I am trying to make my way through the Nov 11 ones as each is important.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Thoughts From A Soldier’s Heart

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Absolutely sickening isn't it.  John, you are getting information out there and that's a big start.  It is definitely hard to believe the Chinese think an elephant's tusk falls out like a tooth.  While the Chinese gov't supports the ivory trade it certainly lessens the chance of success.  Excellent article.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on How Intel Fusion Can Save 50,000 Elephants From Poaching Each Year

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Outstanding, Eric and made me want to cry but, also smile when he was called Papa.  How precious are your memories and it's special you shared them with us.  He was a wonderful example for you to become the man you are.  How grateful we are to all our veterans but, the old veterans are especially dear to my heart.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Veterans Day: My Grandfather and My Fellow Veterans

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Captivating, interesting, eye opening, and even humorous a time or two.  Keep these articles coming!

My thoughts and prayers are with this young man.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Fighter Politicians: An Army of Communists in the YPG and PKK

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I will ever be grateful to the Vets who honorably served their country because they served me as an American.  It's very personal and always will be.  Thank you each and every one.  I don't need a holiday to remember but, it is very nice to have two - perhaps because Canada has Remembrance Day same as day as our Veterans it gets confusing since they are memorializing their fallen.  God bless America and all our veterans.


3 months, 3 weeks ago on 2014 Happy Veteran’s Day Vets!

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 Oorah and Happy Birthday, Marine Corps!


3 months, 3 weeks ago on 2014 Marine Corps Birthday Message

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 Thank you to all our Veterans not only today but, every day.


3 months, 3 weeks ago on The Atlas Generation

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@Mitchell McAlister @Txazz YES, I am well aware of the Haka - gives one goosebumps doesn't it.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Australia’s 2nd Commando Regiment Loses ‘Little Brother’ Moniker

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