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Friday, November 11, 2005

It's Veterans Day

Captain Ed says it well:

Thank you to all who serve or have served our nation by laying your lives on the line for our freedom and safety.

As a reminder, in Shaffer's own words:

I got the bronze star when I was in Afghanistan for my tour over there. Plus I was actually assigned to several units to include doing an air assault with the Rangers.

Wikipedia describes it as "an air assault with the 75th Ranger Regiment during WINTER STRIKE 03 to bring critical information and supplies to his HUMINT team located in a forward combat area with the Rangers in the Hindu Kush Mountains." Somehow I doubt any of those trying to end Lt. Col. Shaffer's career could say that they have done the same.