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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Saturday, April 17, 2021

24 Hours After Getting Shot In The Head In Afghanistan, This PJ Went Back To The Fight | Task and Purpose

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Before Jimmy Settle received a Purple Heart and the Airman’s Medal on the way to saving 38 lives during his military career; before he was shot in the head on a rescue mission in Afghanistan, then headed back out on missions the following day; before he penned his war memoir “Never Quit” with co-author Don Rearden, he was freezing his ass off in the black waters of Alaska’s Cook Inlet, alongside Roger Sparks, another Air National Guard pararescueman — special operations forces trained to insert into dangerous places to pull out and treat the wounded.

Read Settle’s incredible story by James Clark below:

Source: https://taskandpurpose.com/pararescueman-jimmy-settle-shot-head-afghanistan-never-quit

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