Archive for the ‘Mission’ Category
In late 2001, most Americans were still reeling from the coordinated terrorist attacks that shook the entire world. However, a very select few – members of the CIA’s highly trained Team Echo – found themselves in Afghanistan leading Operation Jawbreaker, America’s first retaliation against Al Qaeda and the Taliban.
Unfortunately, some of them would learn that friendly fire is just as deadly as the enemy’s. Continue reading
On a cold winter night in 1837, famed abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy challenged an angry mob of slave holders, racists, and corrupt officials. His campaign against slavery had already cost him several homes and businesses, and he had even been physically attacked a few times.
But his words fell on deaf ears, and a few nights later, he would be savagely murdered. Continue reading
In 490 BC – just before the advent of cell phones and Skype – legend reports that a Greek solider was tasked with relaying crucial information: his comrades had just won an important battle and he had been entrusted with relaying the good news to his countrymen.
Little did he know that delivering a message would be more dangerous than fighting a battle. Continue reading
A good spokesman is sometimes hard to come by. Just ask the Fargo Police Department. In late 2010, they asked Craig Bohl, coach of the North Dakota State University football team, to be a spokesman for a 30-second radio spot to promote a safe driving campaign. Coach Bohl happily agreed to help Fargo’s finest.
There was just one problem. Ummm…make that 18 problems. Continue reading