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All we can do is listen - and add more to our prayers.

Very well said - humble and direct.

4 hours, 48 minutes ago on Five Years Gone

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Cool, and functional piece of hardware there!

Congrats Snap...

2 days, 4 hours ago on SOFREP 300 RESCO Black Frog Winner is “SnapRoll99W”

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Welcome to the 300!!!!

4 days, 20 hours ago on Team Room: Thank You For Helping Us Launch The SOFREP 300

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Yep - and our very own Jack Murphy contributed on some of em...

New issue coming in early November....

5 days, 15 hours ago on The Killing of Osama Bin Laden

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Concur....though there is nothing quite like seeing your fullback getting poleaxed by a 50+ year old either....but scrummaging is the black depths where sexes should not mix for safety

Age and treachery beats youth and enthusiasm everytime...

5 days, 19 hours ago on College Sports Must Be Fully Integrated by 2018

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Wow - that is a turn...

The paki's selling him out for something? Hmmmmmm....

My bet is on The Activity finding him with confirmation from the generals...just my gut feel...

6 days, 3 hours ago on The Killing of Osama Bin Laden

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Classic - though parts of the civvie world is just as isolated...

I went from a class of 23 (with 7 girls) to a university of 25,000 undergrads, 50% female (a vast qty being bronzed blondes from California....)

Great point on your professor...

6 days, 3 hours ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 1)

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Bwahahahahahahahahahahaha!

The Duffel Blog would be proud....

Though I have stepped on a rugby pitch where one woman was playing out on the wing....and have been refereed by a women ref a few times....

6 days, 15 hours ago on College Sports Must Be Fully Integrated by 2018

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Hmmmm...

Excellent post Loren...

I am thinking offhand..The defeat of the Boers (Second Boer War), Tibet, The Phillipines (around the Boxer rebellion), and The Communist takeoverr of China (I would classify the nationalists as insurgents....)

Just some food for thought...

Look forward to more for certain

6 days, 15 hours ago on Total War Part 1: Counter-Insurgency Theories

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On pre-Order Jack....I fully expect another must have work from the SOFREP crew....

Excellent start...amazing that "bombs" are called IED now...i guess the thought is it makes it seem less threatening....

I will stick with "bombs" and "car-bombs" - step one...be truthful about what we are fighting....

6 days, 15 hours ago on The ISIS Solution: How Special Operations Can Eliminate Radical Islam

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Morning all - just popping in...

Membership is upgraded...as I told Jack years ago when he hinted that he was in on something big I called in my support..

This has been a great resource and an awesome venture...we get to join in from the inception....

1 week ago on Team Room Town Hall Meeting

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Just signed up fellow travellers...

1 week ago on Team Room: Thank You For Helping Us Launch The SOFREP 300

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Damn - that is friggin insane.....

No doubt a man of hard constitution...

1 week, 1 day ago on Combat Diver Qualification Course: Death is Just a Breath Away

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Sweet - welcome to the Mosh Pit!

1 week, 2 days ago on Air Force Special Operations Command: “Quiet Professionals”

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Great article.....

I have always felt that if General Uruquat (sic) would have gotten the tanks (Locusts or Tetrarchs) he requested from the 6th AARR instead of Freddie Gough's jeeps the Arnhem bridges would have been fully captured on day 1....and the world would have changed.

Just a thought is all...

1 week, 3 days ago on 70th Anniversary of Market Garden

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Yes please....

1 week, 5 days ago on Exclusive Membership Offer: The SOFREP 300

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Nice roll up Derek. Looks like good work going.

2 weeks ago on The Gaashan: The Horn of Africa’s Shield

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Looks like a great one...

Of course...if you buy from Amazon go to Amazonsmile.com and make sure to choose your favorite charity for the contributions...mine is The Red Circle Foundation....

2 weeks, 1 day ago on The Book “War Dogs”: Photo Gallery & Interview

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I agree -- way to complex of a plan to work....the raiders likely would have gotten trapped at the stadium...

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Intelligence Support Activity, JSOC’s Most Secretive Unit

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Excellent! Enjoy the read...it is fascinating

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Intelligence Support Activity, JSOC’s Most Secretive Unit

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It is an awesome work recommended to me by Jack...

Insider information, never previously published, of the logistical/political(military) planning behind the formation of Delta with a massive amount of detail behind Eagle Claw (why they did not lean heavily on the planning of the Son Tay Raid is beyond me...lots of great lessons there...)

What struck me most is the copy of the two-page brief given to President Carter that he gave the "go" on...though the data behind the roll-up was proven to be deficient the style of the brief I have unabashadly stolen for my own briefs...

Tie this together with Colonel Beckwith's "Delta Force" and Eric Haney's "Inside Delta Force" and you get a pretty complete view...end to end....of the failed operation..

Highly recommend it...

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Intelligence Support Activity, JSOC’s Most Secretive Unit

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Concur...your comment tripped the wire and gonna read it again....after "Crippled Eagle" I think this will dovetail perfectly now....

Thanks!

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Intelligence Support Activity, JSOC’s Most Secretive Unit

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Very true! My mind goes much faster than my fingers at times for certain.

Smith is the true sleaze in this story.

Free market capitalism exists everywhere - the more elites try to control it the larger the underground free markets become....controlled economoes are evil as they attempt to tamp down the greatness of the individual...the amount of wealth one makes is only tempered in the end by their morals...how much is enough. If you only think of yourself that may be a whole heckuva pile of cash to die on...if yourself extends to supported millions of your fellow men..then the size becomes infinite and you can die with a full soul, but dead broke...

I know - sounds weird

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Why Frauds Fake Non-Official Cover (CIA) Credentials

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No issues from me....

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Why Frauds Fake Non-Official Cover (CIA) Credentials

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Oh, in no way do I think making large amounts of make you dirty...

The Sanford's money looks to be the keystone to the whole sordid affair...without it very few get screwed is all..

Society can live with its own ills...the market will adjust them in due time

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Why Frauds Fake Non-Official Cover (CIA) Credentials

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Truly humble 6..... I was like 3 when you had it hanging out in SE Asia....

Now I am obsessed with ensuring no great men such as yourselves will be alone in the field...you will have comms and intel from above....and overwhelming assistance at a moments notice....

2 weeks, 3 days ago on The Green Berets: JFK’s Warriors Return to Ft. Bragg

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This paragraph in the story tweaked my ear sense a bit...

"The Sanfords enjoyed their lives in Bucks County, but they had a couple of daunting problems. They had recently lost a judgment in a $3 million property dispute, and though their lawyer’s insurance company told the Sanfords they would be covered for the loss, it wouldn’t happen right away. Ultimately, the Sanfords didn’t have to pay anything, but in November 2007, they were worried that all their hard work, their retirement fund, and the money for their children could be ransacked by their opponents in the case. Their attorney suggested looking for a safe place to park it overseas."

Losing a property dispute...and then being told to park funds overseas means to me there is some smoldering embers...

Or their lawyer is on it as well...

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Why Frauds Fake Non-Official Cover (CIA) Credentials

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Man - did that guy spin a web....

The Sanfords got duped royally...but cripes, handing that kind of money off so casually has to be a tip-off of something else...Bet on them not being on the straight up and up either....

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Why Frauds Fake Non-Official Cover (CIA) Credentials

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6 - you and JM are a couple guys who put your hides on the line in deep...I concur...you both are BAMFs in my eyes...

I am just part of a team that gets you assets in space...a humble contractor in your service...

2 weeks, 4 days ago on The Green Berets: JFK’s Warriors Return to Ft. Bragg

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Jim - Great post. Awesome rollup for decades of history....

I imagine an oral history of the tales told at the 2002 reunion would have been a must for any US historian...the final list of accomplished men is incredibly broad.

2 weeks, 5 days ago on The Green Berets: JFK’s Warriors Return to Ft. Bragg

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Excellent interview...looks like a good one for certain...

Just love dogs...

2 weeks, 6 days ago on War Dogs Interview

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Yep - progressivism is massively evil in its endgame...Malthuse would be proud of them silently eliminating the unworthy...massively sickening to me

3 weeks ago on General Thomas McInerney and the Military-Industrial Complex

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Bingo....another spot on cartoon....

3 weeks ago on Looking for Ebola in All the Wrong Places?!

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Classic - takes millenia to build that kind of conspiracy..progressivism is not aged enough...

3 weeks, 2 days ago on General Thomas McInerney and the Military-Industrial Complex

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We are gonna run outta hyphens....

3 weeks, 2 days ago on General Thomas McInerney and the Military-Industrial Complex

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What the heck? That is one strange site....no kidding about being associated with some conspiracies....

3 weeks, 3 days ago on General Thomas McInerney and the Military-Industrial Complex

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Jack - another great piece of "follw the money" - I really don't listen to the man much on Fox as his theories really do seem out there...but...

We always need people putting forth red team ideas to refute/support in the public analysis fold...when we don't we get a president who we know nothing about at all....the examples you speak of about the colonel was huge hear locally...and since we are a Republic (not a mob rule democracy) the stirring of angst you speak of is very useful to split public debate so the real power players operate in the shadows...

Excellent work Jack - the "complex" is trully huge.....

3 weeks, 3 days ago on General Thomas McInerney and the Military-Industrial Complex

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Cool...as always SOFREP is my go-to place...

3 weeks, 3 days ago on American Sniper The Movie: Interview with Scott McEwen

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Pretty much pegs it....Nothing of note will happen till post Midterms....unless the terrs behead the American woman they have...that may bring down the entire administration (ala Madrid bombings.....)

3 weeks, 3 days ago on While Policymakers Stall, the Bodies Pile Up

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Great snippet Chief....look forward to alot more....

3 weeks, 3 days ago on American Sniper The Movie: Interview with Scott McEwen

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Very relevant - would love to have more info to help with PerSec

3 weeks, 4 days ago on WiFi is a Hacker’s Wet Dream

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Very nice rollup James...I beleive though the worst case scenario above is more like nominal though.

History cycles...and now we see the 1918-1920 "flu (Ebola, Polio, TB...take your pick)" rearing up in a very interconnected world...

3 weeks, 4 days ago on The Bug: Ebola and the Potential Effect on Operational Readiness

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As always...right on point YP

3 weeks, 4 days ago on The Bug: Ebola and the Potential Effect on Operational Readiness

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