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31 years ago RLTW. Still do.

On this night 31 years ago, the Rangers of the 1st and 2nd Battalion led an assault on the island of Grenada. My brothers parachuted from 500 feet into a hot DZ and battled their way to their objectives. It wasn't a perfect mission, none are, but they fought valiantly and brought honor upon themselves and our country. Rangers Lead The Way.
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