Stories from the journey of fatherhood & brotherhood
It was my first mission leading a special forces team. I was out front, because I knew the territory. Our unit needed to move over open fields, bouncing around overgrown bushes and taking cover behind trees. Mixing caution and speed, my heart rate was up slightly, but under control.
Our objective was to disable a supply shipment that would be heading west in the valley stretching wide in front of us. Using laser-guided rockets, we would have one shot. There would be an unknown number of...