What can YOU say in six sentences?
“Get those fucking dogs outta’ here, Morgan, or I swear to God I'm gonna' pull this trigger!”
“Take it easy, Shad… nobody’s gonna’ do nothing… (Jesus, you guys! Get those dogs outta’ here—he’s a vet and he’s on the goddamn roof, for crissakes!)”
13 April ’69 1537 Hours, 20 km Northeast Tan Uyen: Engaged 3 enemy. Small arms and automatic weapons fire exchanged. Team extracted 1555 hours. Results: 0 US casualties/unknown enemy casualties.
“'Heading to base, Morgan… 'had enough of this shit… heading home.”
“Shad, I’ll get you home—just come down—I’ll get you home… trust me.”
“Trust YOU?! You piece of shit—you phony! I know what you and that cheatin' bitch have been doing while I was in the shit… Fuckin' REMF''s! 'Oughta’ kill both of you!—KILL All YOU FUCKERS!...kill 'em all!”
“Shad, Wanda and me never did anything while you were gone—she’s a good wife--she loves you!”
“She’s a cheatin’ BITCH, Morgan… and YOU oughta’ know!”
15 April ’69 2027 Hours, 22 km Southeast Se Pholic Vinh: Engaged est. 6-8 enemy. Small arms and automatic weapons fire exchanged. Enemy also fired RPG. Loft and Spooky support requested. Contact lost 2100 hours. Results: 1 US WIA/3 enemy casualties.
“Whiskey-Tango-Foxtot! What’s that goddamn elephant doin’ out here? Why would they send ...a fucking elephant?!”
“Shad, c’mon buddy… there's no elephant. Let me get you down, Buddy… we’ll go have a beer and laugh about this one… Shad… NO! Shad!”
16 April ’69 1900 Hours, 18 km North-Northwest Trang Bom: Team had one elephant charge into their perimeter, setting off Claymore mine. Team extracted 1905 hours. Results: 3 US injured/1 enemy elephant KIA.