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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Fallen Soldiers in Operation Redwing Tribute

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SDV Team 1 Alpha platoon 

Lt. Michael P. Murphy, age 29


STG2 Matt Axelson Age 29

GM2 Danny Dietz Age 26

Soldiers Aboard a rescue Helicopter that was sent to rescue SDV Team 1, that were killed when their Helicopter was shot down


Jacques J. Fontan Age 36

Daniel R. Healy Age 36

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Erik S. Kristensen Age 33

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Jeffery A. Lucas Age 33

Michael M. McGreevy, Jr Age 30

James E. Suh Age 28

Jeffrey S. Taylor Age 30

Shane E. Patton Age 22


Shamus O. Goare Age 29

Corey J. Goodnature Age 35

Kip A. Jacoby Age 21

Marcus V. Muralles Age 33

James W. Ponder III Age 36

Stephen C. Reich Age 34

Michael L. Russell Age 31

Chris J. Scherkenbach Age 40

There was one Survivor of the Operation he is Marcus Luttrell his Book "Lone Survivor" tells the the eye witness account of what happened. He was in SDV team 1 alpha Platoon and part of the recon squad that was ambushed in afganistan.

Marcus Luttrell Marcus Luttrell

9:12 pm - 11 comments - 4 Kudos - Report!
sglover34479 wrote on Apr 20th, 2009 12:47am

RIP :sad:


Richman153a wrote on Apr 20th, 2009 1:04am

if anyone wants more information about Operaton Redwing just tell me by Message on UG or read Marcus Luttrell's book "Lone Survivor"


abdulalhazred wrote on Apr 25th, 2009 5:24am

holy shit. hear about the insane car chase marcus lattrell got involved in?
part of his recuperation was he got a puppy to take care of. he named it after his fallen comrades. some dickheads shot his dog randomly (they had been doing it because, as i said, they are dickheads). he chased them for several minutes at over 100 miles an hour with 2 pistols and on the phone with 9-1-1, perfectly calm the whole time.


abdulalhazred wrote on Apr 25th, 2009 5:29am

Luttrell* sorry for the spelling error.

if you want to hear the tape and read about the chase and dog killing 911-Tape-Navy-Seal-war-veteran-tracks-down/11eWCF- -n0CAiZdIDT9qRw.cspx


epifitree99 wrote on Apr 25th, 2009 6:55pm

abdulalhazred wrote on Apr 24th, 2009 at 11:29pm :

Luttrell* sorry for the spelling error.

if you want to hear the tape and read about the chase and dog killing 911-Tape-Navy-Seal-war-veteran-tracks-down/11eWCF- -n0CAiZdIDT9qRw.cspx
thanks for the link.


HGF wrote on Apr 25th, 2009 6:57pm



stealer42 wrote on May 2nd, 2009 12:47am

I cried when I read that book.. I couldn't imagine what Marcus Luttrell went through..


Richman153a wrote on May 18th, 2009 11:00pm

Dreadnought wrote on May 18th, 2009 at 10:44am :

Thank you for this blog
no problem


Till From Kenig wrote on Jun 2nd, 2009 10:08am

Quite interesting reading. Quite similar story happened with group of russian special forces in Checnya. They were taking part in secret operation and were located by group of civilians. But they didn't let them free, cause they were given orders to kill them because if their location was uncovered that would be failure of whole operation. They followed this order, but when operation was over they were claimed war criminals and put to prison.


SGstriker wrote on Jun 30th, 2009 11:53pm

I just read the book that Luttrell wrote. It hit me hard. First off, it's amazing the training these SEALs receive. Talk about grueling. Second of all, it's really amazing that those 4 lone soldiers were able to fend off that many Taliban soldiers for as long as they did. It's easy to see why they received the training that they did.
The hell those soldiers went through was unbelievable, and it's people like that that make me happy to say I'm an American. As Americans, we owe ourselves to people like that.

The book also made me want to punch a few politicians. If not for the Rules of Engagement that our politicians so desperately wanted, that situation would have never happened.


jasonggabbott wrote on Jan 25th, 2010 6:55pm

RESPECT! THANK you for bringing US what the regular media WILL NOT! Maybe if people see the faces, somethings will change?


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