A Marine Corps veteran turned security contractor, who asked that his name not be used for security reasons, unintentionally took the internet by storm after a video surfaced of him disarming a Seattle rioter who had stolen a police officer’s AR-15 from a destroyed squad car Saturday.
Throughout history, service members have relied on knives when other weapons and resources have failed. But not all knives are created equal. From World War I to the Global War on Terror, a handful of military-issued blades have proven themselves to be trusted and beloved by those whose lives depend on them.
Read a quintessential story of the American Dream: Alix Idrache, “The United States is still seen in many parts of the world as the land of opportunity,” Idrache said. “My father’s dad sold his land and cattle to buy a visa, and he eventually brought my dad here because if you come to the United States, you can sponsor.”
“If you’re a protester looking at a police officer or looking at a National Guard soldier, please take a moment to remember that that police officer or that soldier is a son or a father or a mother or a daughter or a brother or a sister,” he says. “Remember that that soldier or that officer is a person.”
Strong. Respectful. Upfront. A leader.That is how Ron Shurer’s former Special Forces teammates remember the U.S. Army Special Forces veteran and Medal of Honor recipient. Shurer, who was also a special agent with the Secret Service, died on May 14 after a three-year battle with lung cancer. He was 41 years old.