The Longest Morning: Heroism, Courage, and Sacrifice on a Rooftop in Samarra (Cover Story, November 2007; The American Spectator)
In the Iraqi city of Samarra, four paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division became the object of a pre-planned, coordinated effort by dozens of al Qadea to kidnap and American soldiers only days before General Petraeus's internationally televised testimony before the U.S. Congress on the state of the war in Iraq.The Situation in Iraq is Incredibly Complex -- and the Products of the 'Surge' will not Survive a Coalition Drawdown (October 22-23, 2007; The American Thinker)
This is their story.
The Lost Heroes of the War on Terror (May 25, 2007; National Review Online)
Four exceptional warriors whose names and deeds every American should know. Their actions in making the ultimate sacrifice for their mission and for their fellow men did not make them heroes - it simply demonstrated what heroes they were all along.