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An Insurgent’s Nightmare: MSG Earl Plumlee

Warriors In Their Own Words | S:2 E:131
MSG Earl Plumlee was awarded the Medal of Honor for the role he played in defending his FOB in Afghanistan. Under heavy fire, he neutralized sever...
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The Marine Scout Sniper Program: Maj Edward James Land Jr.

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In this special episode, Maj Land explains how he helped create the first permanent Marine Corps Scout Sniper School in the 1960s....
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Minefield in Vietnam: LtCol Jim Riordan

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LtCol Riordan served as a forward observer in the Marine Corps in Vietnam....
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The Power of a Radio: SSgt Brian Keith

Warriors In Their Own Words | S:2 E:105
SSgt Keith was among the first Marines deployed to serve in the Gulf War. He served as a forward observer....
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Col. Robert E. Stoffey: Flying in Darkness

Warriors In Their Own Words | S:2 E:97
Colonel Robert E. Stoffey served in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and Forward Air Controller in the Marines....
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CW2 Jim White Part II: From Behind Bars

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CW2 explains why he went to prison after coming home from Vietnam, and how he raised thousands of dollars from behind bars....
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CW2 Jim White Part I: Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

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CW2 White, callsign Sneaky White, served in the Marine Corps before transferring to the Army to become a helicopter pilot...
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Sgt. J. Edward ‘Swede’ Pearsall: The Surrender of Wake Island

Warriors In Their Own Words | S:1 E:57
On this day in 1941, Japanese forces attacked Wake Island. After the Americans surrendered, Sgt. Pearsall and his fellow Marines were taken as pri...
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Navy Corpsman Jack Hessman: The Battle of the Chosin Reservoir

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Navy Corpsman Jack Hessman describes the freezing cold conditions he faced and his near death experiences during the Korean War....
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Col. Ché Bolden: Marine Corps F-18 Weapons Systems Officer

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Bolden describes his time at the Naval Academy, flight school, and serving in the Middle East and the Pacific....
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Sgt. Bill Taylor: Close Calls in Vietnam

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Sgt. Bill Taylor, a Marine, describes narrowly escaping death in Vietnam...
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Lt. Col. Thomas D. Ferran III: Sniping in Vietnam, Part II

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Ferran details the psychological impact of sniping, and now he considers it both an art, and a hunt....
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Lt. Col. Thomas D. Ferran III: Sniping in Vietnam Part I

Warriors In Their Own Words | S:2 E:20
Ferran describes the ‘art’ of Sniping, and how it is a very tough and personal business...
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Lt. Col. Amy McGrath: The First Female Marine to Fly a Combat Mission in an F-18

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Lt. Col. Amy McGrath describes her experiences as a woman in the Marine Corps, and her combat tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Pacific....
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Master Sergeant Michael ‘Top’ Washington: Counterintelligence in Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan

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Master Sergeant ‘Top’ Washington describes his journey from desk work to front-line reconnaissance in the Gulf War...
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Jake Wood: Stories of Service in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Jake Wood, veteran and CEO of Team Rubicon, tells stories from his service in Iraq and Afghanistan....
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Pacific War Marine in WWII

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John Nicely was a Sergeant in the US Marine Corps during the brutal Pacific island campaigns of WWII....
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Marine Corps Rifleman in Vietnam

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John C. Muir was a decorated combat veteran of the Vietnam War....
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Snipers in Vietnam

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Military snipers were trained sharpshooters assigned to kill a man with one perfect shot....
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Vietnam Forward Observers

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During the Vietnam War, all too often the chaos of battle found Allied forces trapped and facing annihilation. The situation called for courageous...
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