Someone You Should Know

I have another installment in the Someone You Should Know series.  I found this over at Daily Blessings

CW4 Yoakum and CW2 Defrenn and their wingman were ambushed by the enemy. Even after sustaining damage to their aircraft they turned toward the enemy to engage them and to protect their wingman. They could have tried to get out of there and limp the aircraft home. They could have. But these men were warriors. They were part of a special breed of pilots. Attack pilots. Gun pilots. They don’t run from a battle they finish it. This is their mentality and they lived it to the end. Turn into the fight. Don’t run from it even when you are hurt. Protect your wingman at all costs. There is no greater love than to lay down your life for your brother.

Click here for the full piece. Other links: http://www.armyaircrews.com/apache.html

To the families of these brave warriors my thoughts and prayers…..and thank you for your sacrifice.

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1 Response to “Someone You Should Know”


  1. 1 blessed1 18 May, 2007 at 7:16 pm

    Thank you for giving these men the credit they deserve. I appreciate your link!


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