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Title: The Untold Story of Robert Mueller's Time in Combat
Post by: daftandbarmy on December 11, 2018, 20:28:45
The Untold Story of Robert Mueller's Time in Combat

“The lieutenants who didn’t trust their Marines went to early deaths,” Kellogg says.

https://www.wired.com/story/robert-mueller-vietnam/
Title: Re: The Untold Story of Robert Mueller's Time in Combat
Post by: Journeyman on December 12, 2018, 10:18:23
Excellent article -- although I'm hesitant to completely believe anything written so worshipfully... especially about a 2Lt!


However....
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“A lie was the worst sin,” Mueller says. “The one thing you didn’t do was to give anything less than the truth to my mother and father.”

“I remember several times walking into a bunker and finding him in a corner with a book,” Maranto says. “He read a lot, every opportunity.”

“I consider myself exceptionally lucky to have made it out of Vietnam,” Mueller said years later in a speech. “There were many—many—who did not. And perhaps because I did survive Vietnam, I have always felt compelled to contribute.”
....maybe he should run for President.   :pop:
Title: Re: The Untold Story of Robert Mueller's Time in Combat
Post by: Remius on December 12, 2018, 10:29:44
Didn't know any of that about him.

Good article. 
Title: Re: The Untold Story of Robert Mueller's Time in Combat
Post by: Colin P on December 12, 2018, 14:39:32
Excellent article -- although I'm hesitant to completely believe anything written so worshipfully... especially about a 2Lt!


However........maybe he should run for President.   :pop:

Actually if the Dems ran a middle of the road Vietnam Vet, they likely do very well against Trump. But I think they have star in their eyes about the Hispanic female champagne Socialist.