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[Brit] Special Forces hero who led...mission to blow up Saddam Hussein's [comm] network dies [trunc]
Mirror ^ | Aug 28, 2017 | Janet Hughes

Posted on 08/29/2017 8:16:21 AM PDT by huldah1776

Edited on 08/29/2017 10:28:19 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

Full Title: Special Forces hero who led secret mission to blow up Saddam Hussein's communications network dies from 'human Mad Cow Disease'

An ultra-fit Special Forces hero who led a real-life “mission impossible” behind enemy lines has died from the rare human form of Mad Cow Disease.


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TOPICS: Agriculture; Health/Medicine; Military/Veterans; Society
KEYWORDS: iraq; openduringfreedom; saddamhussein; sbs; specialforces; specialops; specops
A true hero. RIP. Prayers for family and friends. Remembering the families of our silent warriors and those we lost that we don't hear about.
1 posted on 08/29/2017 8:16:21 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

link to article...so sorry

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/special-forces-hero-who-led-11071350


2 posted on 08/29/2017 8:18:28 AM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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To: huldah1776

link to article...so sorry

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/special-forces-hero-who-led-11071350


3 posted on 08/29/2017 8:18:29 AM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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To: huldah1776

Where’s the link and a picture?


4 posted on 08/29/2017 8:19:33 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco
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To: huldah1776

amazing he was not knighted for this.


5 posted on 08/29/2017 8:37:50 AM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: huldah1776

Wonder where he got the disease, Iraq, Britain, etc. Will we have more cases pop up?


6 posted on 08/29/2017 8:49:52 AM PDT by FR_addict (Ryan needs to go!)
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Great hero whose story we never heard till his death.


7 posted on 08/29/2017 8:51:42 AM PDT by FR_addict (Ryan needs to go!)
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‘Mad Cow Disease’ technically is Creutzfeld-Jakob disease. I believe it is transmitted through ingestion. There were some cases in Britain in the 90’s that have led to people who lived/visited there at that time, not being able to give blood in this country. It is called Kuru in Papua, New Guinea. There is an epidemic of it in PNG as it is custom to eat the brains of family who have died. It just keeps perpetuating itself down there. So far, our country has escaped the disease, except for some rare cases. The lag time from aquiring the disease to a person’s death, is usually a decade+. It is a terminal condition though. The most recent studies believe it is a ‘prion’ that moves to the brain. I was exposed to it (inhalation) working in a hospital lab 3 decades ago. I figure my lag time is done.....and now the experts think it is ingested anyway...........probably from the studies done on the PNG population. Every once in a while I do think about the possibilities......but try to forget, as I have no control over the situation.


8 posted on 08/29/2017 9:07:22 AM PDT by originalbuckeye ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: originalbuckeye

May God help you!


9 posted on 08/29/2017 9:30:50 AM PDT by tjd1454
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To: huldah1776

RIP.


10 posted on 08/29/2017 9:41:01 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Je Suis Pepe)
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To: Hot Tabasco

it’s there now.


11 posted on 08/29/2017 11:18:22 AM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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To: huldah1776

1 minute, 4 seconds before I mentioned it......


12 posted on 08/29/2017 12:17:52 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco
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To: Hot Tabasco

:) you’re good, thanks for the notice.


13 posted on 08/29/2017 12:45:22 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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To: originalbuckeye

“There were some cases in Britain in the 90’s that have led to people who lived/visited there at that time, not being able to give blood in this country.”

It extends back to the 1980s, when I was stationed in the UK, and I’m on the “no blood donations” list, too. There is no test for it short of dissecting the brain but after almost 30 years, I think I’m safe. Moo.


14 posted on 08/29/2017 12:56:22 PM PDT by PLMerite ("Government should be done to cattle and not human beings." - John Milius)
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To: PLMerite

Yes. We lived there in the 80’s. The disease started manifesting itself in the 90’s. And no, I am not allowed to give blood either.


15 posted on 08/29/2017 3:08:01 PM PDT by originalbuckeye ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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Your Tagline tells a story....God Bless You!
16 posted on 08/29/2017 6:33:07 PM PDT by M-cubed
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