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by SLEDGE HAMMER
January 19th, 2014, 1:35 pm
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: Badass of the Week
Replies: 51
Views: 15468

Re: Badass of the Week

Today I had the distinct honor to sit down & hang out with Fred Bahlau. Fred was a member of the 506th PIR 101st Abn and jumped into both Normandy & Holland. He jumped into Normandy as a SSG and by the time the war was over, he had been promoted all the way up to 1SG before receiving a battl...
by SLEDGE HAMMER
January 18th, 2014, 3:54 pm
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: UMich SVA Benefit Dinner - Ann Arbor, MI 31 Jan
Replies: 3
Views: 1221

Re: UMich SVA Benefit Dinner - Ann Arbor, MI 31 Jan

Tickets are selling out quickly and all tickets sales will be closed on FRIDAY JANUARY 24TH AT 3PM!
by SLEDGE HAMMER
January 17th, 2014, 5:36 pm
Forum: Ranger, SOF and Military News
Topic: Savannah Night Stalker Killed in Training
Replies: 6
Views: 2065

Savannah Night Stalker Killed in Training

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Fort Campbell has released the name of an Army Special Operations Aviation soldier who was killed late Wednesday night when a Blackhawk was landing at Hunter Army Airfield. Capt. Clayton O. Carpenter, 31, was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regimen...
by SLEDGE HAMMER
January 14th, 2014, 9:03 am
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: Movie Reviews
Replies: 1543
Views: 291335

Re: Movie Reviews

Why not just keep them detained and drag them to the exfil HLZ and cut them lose when the birds were a minute out. Every time we were 'soft compromised' we would just make the assholes walk the entire mission with us. Hindsight and all that I guess.
by SLEDGE HAMMER
January 12th, 2014, 10:32 am
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: Movie Reviews
Replies: 1543
Views: 291335

Re: Movie Reviews

My review of 'Lone Survivor': http://hitthewoodline.com/patriotica/2014/1/11/lone-survivor-the-review Agreed. I liked to the movie up until the rescue. I wish they would have had a little more about Turbine 33 & its crew in there outside of the photos at the end. I too, would definitely recomme...
by SLEDGE HAMMER
January 3rd, 2014, 9:31 am
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: Badass of the Week
Replies: 51
Views: 15468

Re: Badass of the Week

World War II fighter pilot William Overstreet Jr., who gained fame for flying beneath the Eiffel Tower's arches in pursuit of a German aircraft, has died. He was 92. http://www.wtop.com/120/3534894/WWII-ace-who-flew-through-Eiffel-Tower-dies-in-Va “I’m not sure, I was a little busy.” – An understat...
by SLEDGE HAMMER
December 24th, 2013, 11:45 am
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: UMich SVA Benefit Dinner - Ann Arbor, MI 31 Jan
Replies: 3
Views: 1221

UMich SVA Benefit Dinner - Ann Arbor, MI 31 Jan

For those that can't see my post in Ranger link-ups: The Student Veterans of America - University of Michigan Chapter would like announce that tickets are now on sale for the: 5th Annual Student Veterans Benefit Dinner on Friday January 31st, 2014 at 6:00 PM, with Keynote Speaker General David Petra...
by SLEDGE HAMMER
December 24th, 2013, 8:49 am
Forum: Introductions - Future Soldiers and Other Civilians
Topic: Introduction- Michael
Replies: 7
Views: 1612

Re: Introduction- Michael

Welcome to the site. Good luck and never quit!
by SLEDGE HAMMER
December 22nd, 2013, 5:26 pm
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: Badass of the Week
Replies: 51
Views: 15468

Re: Badass of the Week

Rodolfo P. “Rudy” Hernandez, a Medal Of Honor recipient from the Korean war passed away about 0400hrs on 21 December 2013 at the age of 82. Hernandez passed away at Womack Army Medical Center after battling cancer. He will be buried at the Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake. Funeral a...
by SLEDGE HAMMER
December 13th, 2013, 9:26 am
Forum: Good Humor Popsicle Zone
Topic: Full Metal Rudolph
Replies: 1
Views: 1156

Full Metal Rudolph

by SLEDGE HAMMER
December 9th, 2013, 5:50 pm
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: Badass of the Week
Replies: 51
Views: 15468

Re: Badass of the Week

He may be 85 years old, but when Army sniper veteran Ted Gundy was given the chance to show off the skills he used in World War Two, he proved he could still keep up with the very best. That’s because he was invited to try out the Army’s latest technology in a challenge to hit a target a whopping 1...
by SLEDGE HAMMER
December 4th, 2013, 3:11 pm
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: Badass of the Week
Replies: 51
Views: 15468

Re: Badass of the Week

Another member of Easy Company, Babe Heffron, passed away on 1 Dec. Edward J. "Babe" Heffron, whose World War II service as a member of the Army's famed Easy Company was recounted in the book and TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at age 90. He died Sunday at a hospital i...
by SLEDGE HAMMER
December 2nd, 2013, 10:39 am
Forum: The Mosh Pit
Topic: Badass of the Week
Replies: 51
Views: 15468

Re: Badass of the Week

It is with great sadness that I write this article about Earl McClung, Earl was one of the original members of the “Band Of Brothers”, Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. McClung made his first combat jump into Normandy on the night before D-Day....
by SLEDGE HAMMER
November 26th, 2013, 8:19 pm
Forum: Introductions - Rangers, Veterans, Ranger Wives/Parents
Topic: Intro - Maggie
Replies: 7
Views: 1863

Re: Intro - Maggie

Welcome to the site.

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