Monday, January 7, 2013

Pirates Beware: Force Recon Really Does Have Your Number

”BLUE COLLAR 6″ 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit: Capt. Alex Martin, USMC and his band of brothers aboard the U.S.S. Dubuque (LPD-8)


Force Recon Platoon 15th MEU - August 2010 - USNI Blog

“We got word that the pirates wanted to stay on and fight — it was funny b/c when we came alongside and they saw us board and rush the superstructure, you could see the look change in their eyes…they didn’t want to play anymore…you’d be proud of the men today, they represented America with honor. It didn’t need to be a bloodless day (for the pirates) but it was…

The guys executed with the highest violence of action, and yet, highest level of restraint, I’ve ever seen.”
“Hunting pirates with the U.S. Navy is what the 15th MEU—a wide array of ships and aircraft and even more Marines and Sailors—has just set sail to do.

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