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Matthew’s floodwaters wipe out Special Forces Association records, artifacts | fayobserver.com

Matthew’s floodwaters wipe out Special Forces Association records, artifacts | fayobserver.com

History has been left out to dry in a secluded compound south of Fayetteville.Filing cabinets sit open with fans trained on the papers inside.Books have been piled up to be sorted and salvaged at a future date.They sit atop display cases, filled with patches, berets and artifacts from wars from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan.Cliff Newman walks through it all, occasionally pausing to thumb through a book or peak at debris stored in plastic bags.

Source: Matthew’s floodwaters wipe out Special Forces Association records, artifacts | Military & Fort Bragg | fayobserver.com