Friday, February 17, 2012
And that's how you do that...and look good doing it!
Mike C. sent this to me in email. (Mike won our Benchmade last month).
The text below is verbatim from the email. (I don't think it's Mike's text, it looks like an email that was sent to him. Not sure.)
This 19 year old ex-cheerleader now an Air Force Security
Forces Sniper, was watching a road that led to a NATO
military base when she observed a man digging by the
She engaged the target (she shot him). It turned out he
was a bomb maker for the Taliban, and he was burying
an IED that was to be detonated when a US patrol walked
by 30 minutes later. It would have certainly killed and
wounded several soldiers.
The interesting fact of this story is the shot was
measured at 725 yards.
She shot him as he was bent over burying the bomb.
The shot went through his butt and into the bomb which
detonated; he was blown to pieces.
The Air Force made a motivational poster of her.
(Folks, that's a shot 25 yards longer than seven football
fields - about 7/10 of a mile)
And the last thing that came out of his mouth .. was his
Posted by K at 1:00 PM