Fight Story (Ep 46): Tony Brooks | Ranger BN | Op Crimson Wings Restoration | Writer Depart No Man Behind

As we speak we hear the Fight Story of Tony Brooks, a former Army Ranger with 2nd Ranger Battalion who fought in Afghanistan early within the warfare and in Ramadi, Iraq.

Tony’s first mission was vital, being tasked with the restoration of downed chinook helicopter, Turbine 33 and The Lone Survivor, Marcus Luttrell within the mountains of Afghanistan.

His e book, Depart No Man Behind, is all about this expertise as the first search and rescue factor that catalogues the mission from hitting the bottom, recovering our bodies, and trying to find each final man to convey them residence.

On this episode, we additionally contact on the impression of a legendary man, soldier, Ranger, and American – Pat Tillman – who had an amazing affect on Tony (and myself for that matter).

After the navy, Tony went on to turn into a licensed chiropractor. He married the lady he refers to within the e book because the “Unicorn” who he met as a personal whereas stationed at Fort Lewis.

I hope you get pleasure from his Fight Story, and the mission to convey everybody residence, as a lot as I did.

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Present Notes

0:00 – Intro
0:53 – Visitor bio
1:40 – Interview begins
2:06 – Pat Tillman – One of many biggest Individuals of our technology
10:35 – Discovering Objective
13:19 – Why go to the Rangers?
17:00 – The Unicorn and the lengthy play
20:00 – Dad and mom performed it impartial
23:50 – First time in Afghanistan
30:33 – Context for Operation Crimson Wings
37:15 – How did you are feeling going into your first mission?
40:07 – Quick roping onto goal
49:25 – First goal – get to the crash website
58:20 – Recovering physique elements
59:22 – Discovering a marriage ring that meant a lot extra
1:06:27 – Subsequent mission post-crash website restoration
1:13:50 – A screech you’ve by no means heard earlier than
1:17:06 – Subsequent mission is BDA
1:24:04 – My first expertise of warfare was “sh*@”
1:26:28 – Discovering Marcus Luttrell
1:32:13 – How shut was the film surroundings (Lone Survivor) to actuality
1:39:14 – Hilarious story of a type of “guys” within the unit
1:46:15 – What did you carry with you into fight?
1:47:31 – Would you return and do all of it once more?
1:48:30 – How does Tony take into consideration latest occasions in Afghanistan?
1:50:45 – Listener feedback