The Unforgiving Minute

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    I think this book by Craig Mullaney sounds so interesting, it's about his time in "Ranger School" and in Afghanistan.


    He is smart, witty and very interesting. He was a Rhodes Scholar too.



    Craig M. Mullaney - Official Website
     
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    i will watch for it...lone survivor is a hard read but an interesting one....showing how roe effects the soldiers
     
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    I saw him on one of the discussion shows last night. What an amazing person he seems to be.

    He said that Afghanistan was nothing compared to Ranger School.
     
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    It sounds really good. About the 'West Point angle'. My youngest son had two friends from Cross Country in high school, one a senior, when he was a freshman. The other a classmate. He began high school in 2000. The older mentor was accepted to West Point in that Spring. He had a 4.9 gpa in high school. He was All State in CC and baseball. He was All Academic team in debate and math-alon. Brilliant. He was in the freshman class when 9/11 hit.

    His classmate accomplished the same type of record, still went to West Point 3 years later. He keeps in touch with both, they wouldn't change their choices. BTW, one was for Obama, one for McCain.

    I have to throw this in, they were at my house during Christmas holidays, both had nothing but praise for GW as CIC, if not as President. Yeah, a bit of criticism there.
     
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    I saw him on the Daily Show, the book looks really good I am going to try to get it from the library.
     
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    Fuck!
     

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