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SOF and Barry Sadler

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Barry Sadler was an enlisted man and a Green Beret. He was a special forces medic while In Vietnam where he stepped on a pongee stick and was seriously injured.

Barry is best known for having written and sung The Ballad of the Green Berets which was on the best seller list or what ever for several weeks.
Barry wrote a series of novels called Casca, the Eternal Mercenary which were quite popular. He was a friend of Soldier of Fortune. Soldier of Fortune Magazine publisher, Robert K. Brown, a Green Beret in Vietnam hooked up with Barry who became a frequent guest at the notorious Soldier of Fortune conventions in Las Vegas. He performed singing to the conventioneers and of course the Ballad of the Green Berets. He was a favorite.

Barry spent a great deal of time in Central America where he was shot in the head in 1988 under mysterious circumstances in Guatemala City. Soldier of Fortune magazine paid for a medical flight to bring him to the United States but he died from the injury a year later at the age of 49. Enjoy as this never gets old. Click on the links. Watch both renditions as one is to honor the Afghanistan troops

WEEKEND PLANS, "Do or Die" Can you survive this mad adventure?

Brought to you by National Geographic so just live with the short ad, this gets good.

Aimpoint Distance Challenge

DOZENS ESCAPE FROM BOKO HARAM!; KIFARU'S NOMAD PACK!; LAST OF ITS KIND; AIMPOINT GIVEAWAY!

DOZENS EXCAPE FROM BOKO HARAM!
At least 60 women and girls escape from the clutches of the notorious terrorist group.

SOF T-SHIRT BLOWOUT!
Get 30% off all SOF T-Shirts until 18 July! Enter code TSHIRT30 to use the coupon!

Badass sharp shooter. Bored with your weekend workouts?

JS Kirishima launches missile during RIMPAC 2014

Admit it, you LOVE seeing these shots...

LAPD FIGHTS BB GUN LAW

Opposes Bill to Require Pink BB Guns
By Harold Hutchison

The union representing officers with the Los Angeles Police Department is fighting an effort by L.A. politicians to require that BB guns be painted in bright colors. While the politicians claim it will reduce accidental shootings, the union is disputing that.

SOUTH SUDAN BUYS CHICOM MISSILES

ChiCom Knockoff Of AT-3 On Order
By Harold Hutchison

Faced with a growing arsenal of T-72 main battle tanks in the Sudanese arsenal, South Sudan is buying missiles to counter them. However, these are older missiles.

Marine Special Operations Command (MarSOC)

INSTEAD OF A HELMET, USE THIS AS A PILLOW

The Multimat Superlite Pillow is a must have for any outdoor enthusiast and/or military personnel as it is extremely compact and lightweight. It will self-inflate to 4.25" when it fully inflates. You can also use the valve to add air or let air out as well to get the pillow to exactly the desired softness or firmness you prefer.

THE UNSTOPPABLE MARINES, watch this powerful video, watch it on full screen mode

THE LETHAL LANCER

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By Harold Hutchison

It is probably the most ignored of America’s strategic bombers. The older bomber is a flying legend, having served for almost six decades, and likely to serve for another two or three decades. The younger bomber is one of the most technologically advanced planes that has ever flown.

COAST GUARD SAVES SHIP NEAR ALASKA

UKRAINIAN FORCES CONTINUE ADVANCE

Death Toll Climbs as Government Forces Near Donetsk
By Harold Hutchison

Ukrainian forces are nearing Donetsk, a city of 900,000 people held by pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern portion of the former Soviet Republic. The advance has not been without cost as the death toll in the ongoing crisis between Ukraine and Russia continued to climb.