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ttrigo 04-02-2012 3:54 PM

Looking for a good read?
I highly reccomend Outlaw Platoon, by Sean Parnell.
Gives some good insight into the **** our troops are dealing with in Afghanistan. He gives you a first hand account as a platoon leader. I was moved and angered throughout the book. Give it a read. You wont regret it.

phatboypimp 04-03-2012 5:17 PM

You will like Lone Survivor - check it out if you haven't read it already. Both are excellent.

alanp 04-03-2012 6:56 PM

thanks for the recommendation. a few books ive read since january, nikki sixx, the heroin diaries. absolutely amazing read. left for dead(everest book). sammy hagars book(decent). slash's book(decent). hero found(vietnam pow book pretty good). buried alive(iraq hostage, pretty good) bravo two zero(brit e&e and then pow's really good) . we die alone (ww2 pow so so). and 5 others about the appalachian trail and pacific coast trail. currently reading hank haney's book about tiger woods. its pretty good. downloaded duff mckagans boook and another vietnam pow book. tablet just makes reading so easy.

04-03-2012 7:36 PM

Think i'll pick up that nikki sixx book. Have always enjoyed the motley crue reads

tings00 04-03-2012 10:11 PM

if you are looking for POW/soldier books you will really enjoy Unbroken, a biography of World War II hero Louis Zamperini. He was also an Olympic track athlete.

ttrigo 04-05-2012 10:47 AM

I have been meaning to check out that nikki sixx book.

Tucker_McElroy 04-05-2012 11:33 AM

Can I suggest:


hco 04-08-2012 9:17 PM

Bought Outlaw Platoon on Friday night, didn't start reading it till Saturday afternoon. Finished the book today, great read. It seems so surreal that you wish it wasn't actually having, definitely a moving book and I would highly recommend it.

slipknot 04-09-2012 10:01 AM

American Sniper

jcfox00 04-09-2012 10:42 AM

I hope they serve beer in hell is hilarious!

wakereviews 04-09-2012 2:29 PM

I will 2nd Unbroken, that book and story were just incredible.

alanp 04-09-2012 9:25 PM

just finished hank haney's book about coaching tiger. it was damn good.

TerryR 04-24-2012 8:06 PM

@phatboy, i wasnt ready for that.. heads up. The worst disaster in SEAL history

super_air 04-25-2012 9:06 AM

Reading Seal Team Six right now , as told by a seal team sniper. Kind of interesting the things they have to go through just to be considered for team 6.

wake77 04-25-2012 11:40 AM

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phatboypimp 04-25-2012 12:03 PM

Sorry Terry - a little on the sad side actually. My brother-in-law is a Captain for the Navy Seals - said that kind of story is more common than the exciting outcomes.

TerryR 04-25-2012 1:26 PM

I am sure you are right. afterall, it is war.

ttrigo 04-25-2012 2:23 PM

Just finished "Driving Mr. Yogi". if you are a baseball fan, you will enjoy this for the stories, and the moments shared by Ron Guidry, and Yogi Berra.

started up on "Wherever I Wind up", which is about current Knuckleball Pitcher R. A. Dickey.

Cat in the Hat is a weekly read in my house. my daughter loves Dr. Seuss!

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