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Tom Yossarian Joad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-29-06 02:03 PM
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Florida Marine metes out swift death in Iraq (New American Values/Propogan
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Edited on Sat Jul-29-06 02:23 PM by Tom Yossarian Joad
Florida Marine metes out swift death in Iraq (New American Values/Propoganda?)

ANTONIO CASTANEDA
Associated Press


RAMADI, Iraq - He was 5 when he first fired an M-16, his father holding him to brace against the recoil. At 17 he enlisted in the Marine Corps, spurred by the memory of 9/11.

Now, 21-year-old Galen Wilson has 20 confirmed kills in four months in Iraq - and another 40 shots that probably killed insurgents. One afternoon the lance corporal downed a man hauling a grenade launcher five-and-a-half football fields away.

Wilson is the designated marksman in a company of Marines based in downtown Ramadi, watching over what Marines call the most dangerous neighborhood in the most dangerous city in the world.

Here, Sunni Arab insurgents are intent on toppling the local government protected by Marines.

Wilson, 5-foot-6 with a soft face, lives in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He's married and has two children and speaks in a deep, steady monotone.<snip>

During a large-scale attack on Easter Sunday, Wilson says, he spotted six gunmen on a rooftop about 400 yards away. In about 8 seconds he squeezed off five rounds - hitting five gunmen in the head. The sixth man dived off a 3-story building just as Wilson got him in his sights, and counts as a probable death.

more: http://www.bradenton.com/mld/bradenton/news/breaking_ne...

on edit: This is on the Breaking News page of a major FL Newspaper...

This reminds me of the news in Stormship Troopers. Or is it just me?


You need to read the whole piece... Unbelievable.
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