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APRIL 2011 TABLE OF CONTENTS

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COVER FEATURE
FIVE ROUNDS of DEATH
Corporal Dakota Meyer of the United States Marine Corps had a bad feeling about the mission, figuring that they would not be sipping tea. It started a chain of events that would include an attempt to rescue trapped Marines.
By Bing West

AMERICA AT WAR
THE CHINA BOYS AT ATTLEBORO, PART II
Special Forces Detachment A-32 was in the middle of a major engagement in the Vietnam War. In the Battle of Attleboro, a number of Green Berets would become legends for their valor.
By Major Ray Mullins, USA (Ret.)

FEATURES
COMRADES JEKYLL OR GODFATHERS HYDE?
The Russian mafia has been expanding across the world. Its reach even includes the United States. But one place they invaded is Spain – where a prosecutor and judge are trying to fight them.
By Dr. Martin Brass

THE CHINESE ARE ON THE MARCH – INTO LATIN AMERICA
China has been making moves into Latin America. Just how far have they worked into the Western Hemisphere? What does it mean for America?
By Don Bohning and Jay Mallin

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF SHOOTING
Black Hills Ammunition started out as a venture by Jeff Hoffman and his wife, Kristi. That venture has turned into a powerhouse ammunition company – SOF was there from the gitgo.
By Dr. Martin Brass

BRAVO TO BRAVO COMPANY
Many companies offer AR-15 rifles and carbines. Gary Paul Johnston takes a close look at Bravo Company for SOF.
By Gary Paul Johnston

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS MASTER
Tim Kennedy enlisted in the Army’s 18X program, entering the Special Forces directly. However, his talent in mixed
martial arts also blossomed.What was he to do? Kennedy would transition from active duty to the National Guard’s 19th Special Forces Group – enabling him to fight in the octagon as well as for the United States.
By Kelly Crigger

COLUMNS
COMMAND GUIDANCE
BATFE's Colossal Screwup

By Steve Schreiner

FLAK
Time to Call 007?; Any Good Vietnam Movies?; A Wild Bunch Buddy; Tattoo Info Sought; Death of Vang Pao, Memories of Vang Pao; Condolences;What is This?

BULLETIN BOARD
Anti-Gun Vultures Strike After Tragedy; Snipers Satisfied; More Defense Cuts Coming; SOF Endorses NRA Board of Directors; Enterprise Deploys; Border Agent Killed; Two Million Flight Hours;

SITREP
Not Even a Virtual Fence to Keep Illegals Out; Sacred War in North Korea Threatened; “We Will Punish the Enemy” South Korea replies; Terrorists Get Life in the Slammer in Australia; Medicine Disappears, Stolen to Sell on Black Market by Despicable Officials; Torture and Murder Conviction in Argentina; Putin’s Missiles Join Iranian Missiles in Venezuela; Hungary Democracy on the Brink of Collapse; Belarus Loser President on Rampage; Civil War Brewing in Ivory Coast; Christian Bloodbath in Iraq; Oil Thieves Blow up Pipeline in Mexico; Embassy Bombings in Rome; More.
By Dr. Martin Brass

SOF SALUTES OUR HEROES
Three Screaming Eagles Recognized

COMMON SENSE
From Atrocity to Travesty
By Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, USMC (Ret.)

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