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Harrowing tale of Green Beret’s Vietnam valor drives push for Medal of Honor

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Capt. William Albracht did not want to go to Firebase Kate. “There was nothing going on there, not a damn thing,” Albracht said. But what unfolded on that lonely hilltop, within spitting distance of the Cambodian border, in October 1969 would become the stuff of Army lore — a young Green Beret dropped into a […]

Harrowing tale of Green Beret’s Vietnam valor drives push for Medal of Honor

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Capt. William Albracht did not want to go to Firebase Kate. “There was nothing going on there, not a damn thing,” Albracht said. But what unfolded on that lonely hilltop, within spitting distance of the Cambodian border, in October 1969 would become the stuff of Army lore — a young Green Beret dropped into a […]

Harrowing tale of Green Beret’s Vietnam valor drives push for Medal of Honor

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Capt. William Albracht did not want to go to Firebase Kate. “There was nothing going on there, not a damn thing,” Albracht said. But what unfolded on that lonely hilltop, within spitting distance of the Cambodian border, in October 1969 would become the stuff of Army lore — a young Green Beret dropped into a […]

Harrowing tale of Green Beret’s Vietnam valor drives push for Medal of Honor

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Capt. William Albracht did not want to go to Firebase Kate. “There was nothing going on there, not a damn thing,” Albracht said. But what unfolded on that lonely hilltop, within spitting distance of the Cambodian border, in October 1969 would become the stuff of Army lore — a young Green Beret dropped into a […]

Inside the harrowing final minutes before a C-2A Greyhound’s fatal 2017 crash into the sea

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Before it crashed on the afternoon of Nov. 22, 2017, a Navy C-2A Greyhound flying under the callsign “Password 33” enjoyed clear weather as it traveled from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan. But when it was about 15 nautical miles out from the carrier, the four crew members […]