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EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'RAGING FIRES'

“…We were moving in a shallow ditch.  Their urgency was coming through to me, in my half conscious condition.  The trees were covering us and there was another thirty yards to go before we would be out from under the canopy, but it didn’t matter.  253 more words

Combat Veterans

EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'OVERWHELMING ODDS'

“…Sitting just inside the tree line, trying to catch my breath for the fifth or sixth time in the last four hours, my body was shaking uncontrollably and sweating profusely, from head to toe.  293 more words

Combat Veterans

EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'BORDER BATTLES'

“…The day they went for it, we left camp at 0600 and moved north, toward the jungle on the other side of the small high valley.  397 more words

Combat Veterans

EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'LRRPS'

“…I was acutely aware of the forest around me.  I was part of it.  The jungle was becoming my world.  I was falling in love with the nightly raids.  322 more words

Combat Veterans

LATIN AMERICA: Colombian Insurgency Heats Up -- Again

Eleven Soldiers Killed.

Eleven Colombian soldiers were killed in fighting with Marxist guerrillas Tuesday (April 14), prompting Colombia’s president to resume a bombing campaign on rebel camps — jeopardizing peace talks seeking to end a 60-year insurgency that has cost thousands of lives. 169 more words

National Security And Defense