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    Re: An Iowan

    Awesome, thanks for posting that. A reminder to all of us of the real heroes in the world! A big thank you to all of you on CF that have served!


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    Re: An Iowan

    That photo breaks your heart. God bless that man.



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    Re: An Iowan

    As an avid dog lover, that photo is very heartbreaking. I have 2 dogs of my own and love them both very much. Just goes to show how loyal a dog really is to his owner.


    "Its time to roll up our sleeves, put on our hard hats and go to work together"


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    Re: An Iowan

    That is beautiful and heartbreaking at the same time. Thanks for sharing the link.



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    Bravery, death, loyalty.....



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    Re: An Iowan

    So Im sorry to show some of my ignorance here but, those Navy Seals that died in the helicopter crash were the same ones that went in and got OBL.. Correct?



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    Re: An Iowan

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhawkdmb View Post
    So Im sorry to show some of my ignorance here but, those Navy Seals that died in the helicopter crash were the same ones that went in and got OBL.. Correct?
    They were from the same SEAL team (seal team 6), but none of those killed were on the Bin Laden raid. That was from the article that I read a couple of weeks back, so that may have changed.



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    Re: An Iowan

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhawkdmb View Post
    So Im sorry to show some of my ignorance here but, those Navy Seals that died in the helicopter crash were the same ones that went in and got OBL.. Correct?
    They were not. Some were from the same unit, though.



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    Re: An Iowan

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyvilian View Post
    They were not. Some were from the same unit, though.

    Thanks.. Same unit or team.. Got it..



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    Re: An Iowan

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    They were from the same SEAL team (seal team 6), but none of those killed were on the Bin Laden raid. That was from the article that I read a couple of weeks back, so that may have changed.
    I'd imagine that some of them were on the Bin Laden mission, but the government won't say it to protect the families of the fallen. Doubt that anyone will release the names of those on the raid, at least not in the near future.

    RIP Soldier. Heartbreaking pictures.



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    Re: An Iowan

    Quote Originally Posted by clone2011 View Post
    I'd imagine that some of them were on the Bin Laden mission, but the government won't say it to protect the families of the fallen. Doubt that anyone will release the names of those on the raid, at least not in the near future.

    RIP Soldier. Heartbreaking pictures.
    That is a good point. I wondered that as well.



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