Service: A Touching Testament to Our Heroes in Uniform

Marcus Luttrell with James D. Hornfischer has written another emotional story that the reader will not want to put down.  Titled Service, this one is the sequel to the compelling and gripping Lone Survivor. (Lone Survivor chronicles what happened to Marcus in Afghanistan.  It documents a reconnaissance mission, Operation Redwing, in June 2005 when four US Navy SEALs were dropped into the mountainous region between the Afghan-Pakistan borders to observe the activities of a top al-Qaeda leader.  It is believed that local goat herders who had crossed the SEALs' path, yet were released by them, informed the Taliban of the SEALs' whereabouts.  After an intense firefight, three of the four SEALs were killed.  The local villagers rescued Luttrell, who had received multiple fractures and wounds.  After fighting off the Taliban from attempting to extract Luttrell, the villagers eventually sent an emissary to the nearest U.S. base.  Unfortunately, the first...(Read Full Article)

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