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A tribute to all of those who have servered, and gave all, God Bless You. You can download this version at itunes, Amazon MP3 and other internet music stores. Support the vets.
This is not a political statement, only a tribute to the men & women who served, some giving their lives serving their country. Keep politics out and honor those who served, especially those who paid the ultimate price no matter what country they served. After viewing Part 2, please watch Part 1 & 3 if you haven't seen them. Green Beret SOG CCN August 23, 1968. Part 2 of 3 Vietnam: Service, Sacrifice and Courage. Tom Waskovich, Green Beret. Events CCN August 23, 1968, overrun by enemy forces, loss of 17 Green Beret advisers and 600+ indigenous volunteers serving with American forces. Leo Chase was born and grew up in St. Augustine, FL and served his country with distinction at the battle of la Drang Valley, or known as "The Valley of Death" in 1965. It was one of the first major battles of the Vietnam War and was one of the war's bloodiest. Leo's unit, the 7th Calvary was also at the battle of the Big Horn, commanded by Col. Custer. Col. Hal Moore lead his troops in this historical Vietnam battle. We Were Soldiers Once... And Young, written by General Hal Moore and Joseph Galloway, a combat reporter who was there too. Walter J. Marm, Bruce Crandell and Ed Freeman were later awarded Medals of Honor for their heroic actions in this battle. As a Vietnam combat veteran there is no better movie, honoring the brave men who served their country in Vietnam. Leo served with Rick Rescorla, another St. Augustine resident who survived but then gave his life rescuing his fellow coworkers at Morgan-Stanley/Dean-Witter, the largest tenant in the World Trade Center. Rick's heroic actions on the day of the attack, along with his extraordinary foresight and preparation, saved the lives of 2,700 people. His story has been told on television and radio -- in newspapers and magazines -- and in the book Heart Of A Soldier, by Pulitzer Prize winner James B. Stewart. Rick is also on the cover of another book, We Were Soldiers Once... And Young. 9-11 was not the first time Rick had distinguished himself. 9-11 was just the last heroic chapter of his heroic life.and many others at the World Trade Center during that terrible day 9/11. This documentary was produced by Michael Rothfeld, Florida Veterans Programs and Projects, Inc and the Flagler College TV Workshop class and directed by Josh Wallace. Premier November 7, 2010, Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida. Footage and interviews with Vietnam Vets, memories of Special Forces SOG, Army Infantry, Aviation, Marines and Navy personnel. Leo Chase Jr. and 78 others died in the battle at Ia Drang Valley in 1965, depicted in the movie "We Were Young ... and Soldiers". 121 were wounded in this battle. I am proud to have my personal combat footage, taken while serving as a infantryman in Vietnam from 1970 to 1971 in this excellent documentary. This documentary depicts some of America's bravest men who served their country with distinction, honor and valor. Published with permission of the Producer. After viewing Part 2, please watch Part 3 & Part 1 if you haven't seen it.
I sit down with my former boss, Randall, and discuss what he recommends Soldiers and future Soldiers do to prepare for SFAS, and what they should do during selection in order to earn their Green Beret & join the Special Forces ranks. To contact Randall: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://bit.ly/2KRA1pR Sign up for my email list here: www.Mrgunsngear.com Pre Ban shirt: https://amzn.to/2vy4moB Forged From Freedom Shirts: https://goo.gl/QsLoK8 1776 United shirts: (use code 1776Mrgunsngear for 10% off): http://bit.ly/2rCn5PW Grunt Style shirts (use code gsambassador for 10% off) http://bit.ly/2JzuVPl SFAS workout plans: https://bit.ly/2MgKCAf and https://bit.ly/2KR4mVs The views represented in this video are personal opinions or experiences and do not represent the opinions of USASOC, 1st SFC (A), or the US Army. www.facebook.com/mrgunsngear Mrgunsngear patches/stickers: https://patriotpatch.co/collections/mrgunsngear My Amazon store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/mrgunsngear www.Instagram.com/Mrgunsngear www.twitter.com/mrgunsngear Music by Machinima & Epidemic Sound Disclaimer: These videos are strictly for educational and entertainment purposes only. Imitation or the use of anything demonstrated in my videos is done AT YOUR OWN RISK. All work on firearms should be carried out by a licensed individual and all state and federal rules apply to such. We (including YouTube) will not be held liable for any injury to yourself or damage to your firearms resulting from attempting anything shown in any our videos. I do not endorse any specific product and this video is not an attempt to sell you a good or service. I am not a gun shop and DO NOT sell or deal in Firearms. Such a practice is heavily regulated and subject to applicable laws. I DO NOT sell parts, magazines, or firearms. These videos are free to watch and if anyone attempts to charge for this video notify us immediately. By viewing or flagging this video you are acknowledging the above. Fair Use: In the rare instance I include someone else’s footage it is covered in Fair Use for Documentary and Educational purposes with intention of driving commentary and allowing freedom of speech.
The Big Picture TV Series playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_hX5wLdhf_Jwfz5l_3NRAcCYURbOW2Fl more at http://quickfound.net/links/military_news_and_links.html "Distinguished motion picture, stage, and television star, Mr. Henry Fonda, is the host-narrator for this issue of THE BIG PICTURE - which turns its attention to the soldiers of the Special Forces. From the rigorous, demanding training at the Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to an exciting Special Forces Training Mission high in the Bavarian Alps, THE BIG PICTURE audiences will find this release timely, entertaining and informative!" "The Big Picture" episode TV-547 Reupload of a previously uploaded film, in one piece instead of multiple parts, and with improved video & sound. Public domain film from the US National Archives, slightly cropped to remove uneven edges, with the aspect ratio corrected, and one-pass brightness-contrast-color correction & mild video noise reduction applied. The soundtrack was also processed with volume normalization, noise reduction, clipping reduction, and/or equalization (the resulting sound, though not perfect, is far less noisy than the original). http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10th_Special_Forces_Group The 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) is an Active Duty United States Army Special Forces group. The 10th Special Forces Group is responsible for operations within the EUCOM area of responsibility, as part of the Special Operations Command, Europe (SOCEUR), as well as parts of Africa and the Middle East. 10th SFG was formed on 19 June 1952, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, under the command of Colonel Aaron Bank. The Group was split in 1953, with one half being sent to Germany, while the other half remained at Fort Bragg to form the core of the 77th Special Forces Group. In 1968, the majority of the unit transferred to Fort Devens, Massachusetts, with the exception of 1st Battalion, which remained in Germany. Between 1994 and 1995, 10th SFG moved to Fort Carson, Colorado, which remains its current home. 10th Special Forces Group began training with unconventional warfare groups from friendly countries in the 1960s, beginning with NATO allies. The Group has also trained various components of the militaries of several Middle Eastern countries, including Lebanon, Jordan, Yemen, Iran, as well as Kurdish tribesmen. Units of the 10th SFG have participated in humanitarian missions to the Congo, Somalia, and Rwanda. 10th SFG was deployed to Saudi Arabia in 1991 during the First Persian Gulf War. The 10th SFG has been heavily involved in the War on Terrorism, deploying to Georgia, North, West, and Central Africa, Afghanistan, and consistently to Iraq... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5th_Special_Forces_Group ...Constituted 5 July 1942 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Battalion, Third Regiment, 1st Special Service Force, a combined Canadian-American organization. It was activated four days later on 9 July at Fort William Henry Harrison, Montana. During World War II, the 1st Special Service Force was disbanded on 5 December 1944 in Villeneuve-Loubet, France. 5th Group was constituted on 15 April 1960, concurrently consolidated with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 5th Ranger Infantry Battalion (activated 1 September 1943).... 5th Group was reactivated 21 September 1961 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina... Fearing the growing threat of the Viet Cong insurgency to the Vietnamese government, President John F. Kennedy begin activating special forces units in anticipation of their insurgency combat expertise in 1961. The 5th Special Forces Group was amongst those units activated in 1961, and while attending training at the Special Warfare Center, Kennedy visited the units and personally approved the distinctive Special Force's Green Beret. The 5th SFG was first deployed as a battlefield advisory group for the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). By February 1965, it was deployed as a mainstay battle force once the war was in full swing. The group mostly operated behind enemy lines with either other Special Forces groups or South Vietnamese special forces. They were specialized in combating both regular and irregular units of the Vietnam People's Army, and other communist bloc insurgents. They used unconventional and conventional warfare, and were some of the last soldiers the United States pulled out of Vietnam... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Bragg ...Following World War II, the 82nd Airborne Division was permanently stationed at Fort Bragg, the only large unit there for some time. In July 1951, the XVIII Airborne Corps was reactivated at Fort Bragg... Vietnam War In 1961, the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) was activated at Fort Bragg, with the mission of training counter-insurgency forces in Southeast Asia...
In his career as a Green Beret, Art has experienced things he can’t talk about.
Experiences so sensitive that the military won’t allow us to use his last name.
But the one experience that brought Art to his knees was not in service to his country.