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Lone survivor movie question
How many times during Iraq/Afghanistan did the JOC lose almost an entire unit of special op's guys from either Delta or the Seals?

Red Wings was one and I remember hearing about another incident shortly after we killed OBL, are there any others?
07-09-2014 11:33 AM
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RE: Lone survivor movie question
(07-09-2014 11:33 AM)john01992 Wrote:  How many times during Iraq/Afghanistan did the JOC lose almost an entire unit of special op's guys from either Delta or the Seals?

Red Wings was one and I remember hearing about another incident shortly after we killed OBL, are there any others?

All I know is Mark Wahlberg got the **** kicked out of him and that was impressive.

Did you know John Wayne won the battle of Midway all by his lonesome?
07-09-2014 11:55 AM
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RE: Lone survivor movie question
(07-09-2014 11:55 AM)HeartOfDixie Wrote:  
(07-09-2014 11:33 AM)john01992 Wrote:  How many times during Iraq/Afghanistan did the JOC lose almost an entire unit of special op's guys from either Delta or the Seals?

Red Wings was one and I remember hearing about another incident shortly after we killed OBL, are there any others?

All I know is Mark Wahlberg got the **** kicked out of him and that was impressive.

Did you know John Wayne won the battle of Midway all by his lonesome?

Not surprised. You could shoot the guy 6 times and he's still walking around.
07-09-2014 03:37 PM
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RE: Lone survivor movie question
What was egregious about the entire mission was that the SEAL's went in with zero gunfire support. No air or ground batteries were available for direct fire missions, which at a minimum would prevented the SEALS for being encircled in a kill zone.
07-11-2014 06:48 AM
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RE: Lone survivor movie question
Tie the guys up with cables. Feed them and tell them to stay quiet. Call in a Blackhawk with a Cobra flying for cover. Cut the guys loose as you get on the deck. That whole scenario was Fubar imo. Didn't understand the need to let the goat herders just go.
09-08-2014 11:29 PM
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(07-09-2014 11:55 AM)HeartOfDixie Wrote:  Did you know John Wayne won the battle of Midway all by his lonesome?

Nah, that was Charlton Heston.
09-09-2014 03:25 PM
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(09-09-2014 03:25 PM)OrangeXtreme Wrote:  
(07-09-2014 11:55 AM)HeartOfDixie Wrote:  Did you know John Wayne won the battle of Midway all by his lonesome?

Nah, that was Charlton Heston.
OE is correct here.

Iwo Jima was the battle won by John Wayne.
09-13-2014 12:03 PM
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