Secret Mission: The Horse Soldiers of 9-11

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It was the news the world breathlessly waited for immediately after the 9/11 terror attacks: a report of the first American troops on the ground in Afghanistan. All at once the world’s attention focused on an iconic photo of those Special Operations Forces doing something no American military had done in nearly a century: They rode horses into combat. Their secret mission: secure northern Afghanistan by advising the warring tribal factions that formed the Northern Alliance. During the 2011 Veterans Day Parade on November 11, a new monument to these men — and to all Americans in uniform — will make its way down New York City’s famed Fifth Avenue on the way to its final home, a stone’s throw from Ground Zero. Read more at

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  1. pointman1
    pointman1 Oct 24, 2012

    send this to the White House...we still use horses a

  2. 4499124
    4499124 Nov 22, 2012

    Yeah, Mr. President! See, we still use horses! We gave them up as cavalry in '39 once we saw the Polish Lancers charging into German armor...oh, I'm a third generation s. Calif. liberal Democrat..Obama all the way! Yippie, yippie kye yay!

  3. 34157880
    34157880 Oct 07, 2015

    We have the greatest Military members in the world! Let's keep it that way.

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