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    A Soldier's Miracle

    Pretty neat story

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    Re: A Soldier's Miracle

    I can't get this to download, but if this is the "Currahee!" story going around about GEN Petraeus and the comatose soldier, I will tell you, that I'm with the 101st right now, and to a man and woman they couldn't love Petraeus more.

    I have only seen this kind of loyalty to a military leader once before, and oddly enough, that man, COL David L. Porter, introduced me to MAJ Petraeus back in Schweinfurt, Germany back in 1988.

    Last time I saw GEN Petraeus, in 2006, he recognized me and called me by name. And had mentioned reading something I'd written, and accurately summarized the article.

    Some people have the ability to inspire "fling yourself off a building for them" loyalty. He is one of those.

    Currahee! Indeed...


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    Re: A Soldier's Miracle

    Quote Originally Posted by Phaedrus View Post
    I can't get this to download, but if this is the "Currahee!" story going around about GEN Petraeus and the comatose soldier, I will tell you, that I'm with the 101st right now, and to a man and woman they couldn't love Petraeus more.

    I have only seen this kind of loyalty to a military leader once before, and oddly enough, that man, COL David L. Porter, introduced me to MAJ Petraeus back in Schweinfurt, Germany back in 1988.

    Last time I saw GEN Petraeus, in 2006, he recognized me and called me by name. And had mentioned reading something I'd written, and accurately summarized the article.

    Some people have the ability to inspire "fling yourself off a building for them" loyalty. He is one of those.

    Currahee! Indeed...
    Not sure if you got to read it later, but you're right. Unbelievable story. I don't think any comment that I could muster at 5:30 in the morning would do it justice, so I just hope everyone takes the time to read it.



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    Re: A Soldier's Miracle

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Not sure if you got to read it later, but you're right. Unbelievable story. I don't think any comment that I could muster at 5:30 in the morning would do it justice, so I just hope everyone takes the time to read it.
    I swear, that guy is Horatio friggin' Nelson....


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