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Pinned down in Afghanistan, this Green Beret had to find a way out | The News Tribune

Pinned down in Afghanistan, this Green Beret had to find a way out | The News Tribune

Staff Sgt. Michael Sargent had only bad options when he looked to escape a courtyard where two of his Afghan military partners already had been killed and three more of his teammates wounded at the hands of enemies with a powerful machine gun.

He and his last remaining partner could make a break for the only open door. Taking that route would expose at least one of them to a deadly injury. Insurgents with the big gun just 25 feet away had a clear shot at the exit.

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Source: Pinned down in Afghanistan, this Green Beret had to find a way out | The News Tribune