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Sgt. 1st Class Dillard Johnson is the deadliest US soldier on record - with 2,746 kills
http://m.nypost.com/p/news/national/humble_hero_an_army_of_one_ccqcXGajsrui0A06YZ978H ^

Posted on 06/24/2013 4:18:27 PM PDT by Durbin

With 2,746 confirmed kills, Sgt. 1st Class Dillard Johnson is the deadliest American soldier on record — and maybe the most humble.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: soldier; sourcetitlenoturl

1 posted on 06/24/2013 4:18:27 PM PDT by Durbin
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To: Durbin

Well gee, we probably didn’t need to publish his name. Perhaps they can print his address just to make it a bit easier for the enemy to find his family.


2 posted on 06/24/2013 4:20:49 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Durbin

Garry frickin’ Owen. What a soldier. Not because of his kill count, but because of his humility and the incredible way he’s handling his newest enemy, his lymphoma.

}:-)4


3 posted on 06/24/2013 4:26:40 PM PDT by Moose4 (SHALL. NOT. BE. INFRINGED.)
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To: driftdiver

I was thinking the same thing and I see they published the town he lives in. Not wise.


4 posted on 06/24/2013 4:27:35 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: driftdiver

“Well gee, we probably didn’t need to publish his name.”

The interview was about plugging his published memoirs “Carnivore” for sale next week, so he’s cool with it. He’s gonna attract the anti-war libtard pukes but sounds like he doesn’t give a rip.


5 posted on 06/24/2013 4:29:23 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: driftdiver
Well gee, we probably didn’t need to publish his name.

Dillard Johnson voluntarily co-wrote a memoir using his own name.

6 posted on 06/24/2013 4:30:21 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Electorate data confirms Resolute Conservative voted for Soetoro)
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To: Durbin

I think the crew of the Enola Gay would beg to differ...


7 posted on 06/24/2013 4:30:51 PM PDT by massatoosits
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To: max americana

“With a name like “Carnivore” you know it has to be good” ;-)


8 posted on 06/24/2013 4:34:05 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: rockrr

Not so much. This one was so bad I stopped watching it halfway through.

9 posted on 06/24/2013 4:37:17 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: max americana

Yeah sounds like he doesn’t. Heck of a story.


10 posted on 06/24/2013 4:41:03 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Durbin

If I wasn’t so in awe of those who’ve served bravely in combat I’d ask if he accomplished his feat as a mess hall supervisor.


11 posted on 06/24/2013 4:44:39 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: Durbin

“With 2,746 confirmed kills...”

Amazing.


12 posted on 06/24/2013 4:44:55 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: driftdiver

http://thisainthell.us/blog/?p=36374

Maybe, maybe not.


13 posted on 06/24/2013 4:45:43 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Durbin

This guy can take care of himself, but why publish the town he lives in and the fact he has four children.


14 posted on 06/24/2013 4:48:29 PM PDT by allendale
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To: Amberdawn

There are other things which seemed excessive, 37 medals for one.

Hope he’s legit.


15 posted on 06/24/2013 4:48:35 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Durbin

I’ve worked with this man in Baghdad. Pure BULLSH*T.

That’s all I can say.


16 posted on 06/24/2013 4:48:58 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: qaz123

How does one go from being a 17-yr NCO, Bradley Vehicle Commander, to a 20-yr NCO who is the second-most prolific sniper in the military?

I call B.S.


17 posted on 06/24/2013 4:50:33 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: driftdiver

Thisainthell.us is a great blog for getting to the truth about soldiers or media claims.


18 posted on 06/24/2013 4:52:07 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Durbin

This Sergeant may be a Hero but the News Media or the Obama administration was Highly Irresponsible releasing his name to the Public.

Its not as if the American People are the only ones who will be reading the article.

Why would they put he and his family in danger.The Federal and State Governments won’t defend him.

After-all He may have to use an Assault weapon which the Liberal Clowns don’t like to defend himself.

For his own safety I would recommend he never comes to Connecticut. Your not allowed to have one of those unless you tell the governor and his toady’s in the state police.


19 posted on 06/24/2013 4:56:35 PM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: rockrr

Yeah. If it’s on Amazon, I;ll get it..


20 posted on 06/24/2013 4:59:03 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Future Snake Eater

Your call, would be correct.


21 posted on 06/24/2013 5:01:09 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: qaz123

To: Durbin
Well gee, we probably didn’t need to publish his name. Perhaps they can print his address just to make it a bit easier for the enemy to find his family..

No, the name and location wasn’t appropriate nor was including his photograph. Doesn’t make any difference how many he personally killed. He did his job and that is all that is needed to know. Let the man go peacefully without bringing anymore attention.


22 posted on 06/24/2013 5:07:13 PM PDT by Progov (I'm for SMALLER , HONEST government)
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To: Progov

Durbin should be imprisoned Immediately! He is trying to get this man murdered on American soil, so the fedzilla/globalists can exploit that to the max! My God, would the al Qaeda murderers please rid US of these Washington oligarchs?


23 posted on 06/24/2013 5:09:23 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: driftdiver
Well gee, we probably didn’t need to publish his name. Perhaps they can print his address just to make it a bit easier for the enemy to find his family.

Well, to be fair, he is writing a book. He's asking for the publicity.

Probably trying to put away a few bucks for the family if the chemo doesn't work out.

24 posted on 06/24/2013 5:20:01 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Religious faith in government is far crazier than religious faith in God.)
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To: puppypusher
but the News Media or the Obama administration was Highly Irresponsible releasing his name to the Public.

Get a clue. Dillard Johnson co-wrote a memoir using his own name.

25 posted on 06/24/2013 5:34:03 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Electorate data confirms Resolute Conservative voted for Soetoro)
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To: Future Snake Eater

Sounds like more than two kills a day, every day, for more than 1,000 days. Is that possible? Didn’t he ever go on leave?


26 posted on 06/24/2013 5:39:18 PM PDT by Hootowl
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To: A.A. Cunningham

Get a clue. Dillard Johnson co-wrote a memoir using his own name.

Well Thanks for the Info.I guess He has other demons to worry about.But if I were in his shoes I sure wouldn’t want to have my identity known if only for the safety of his family.


27 posted on 06/24/2013 5:41:51 PM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Hootowl
If it was all in his Bradley during the invasion and if the Iraqis had put up more of a fight, then maybe. But what really kills the story is his "dabbling" in being a sniper. That makes absolutely no sense.

"Hey, sir, I know I'm a Bradley Commander, and I'm a senior NCO, maybe even a Platoon Sergeant, but I'd like to chill all that for a bit this deployment and take up sniping."

It doesn't happen.

Also, I was a Bradley crewmember for several years in my enlisted days, and I was in the Infantry for a decade. Who aside from snipers (real ones) and fighter pilots track their kills? When a Bradley destroys a vehicle, the BDA (battle damage assessment) sent up the chain describes the vehicles destroyed and, maybe, a guess as to how many enemy KIA.

28 posted on 06/24/2013 5:46:07 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Amberdawn

The comments on this blog are most interesting. 80% throw the BS flag, 5% swear he’s the real deal, and 15% say wait and see until more research. Regardless, most agree it’s very unprofessional and non-traditional for military serviceman. Maybe this is the new era. “What did you do in the war, granddad?” “Hell I defeated the Germans single handed and then went to the Pacific and finished them off as well”


29 posted on 06/24/2013 5:48:54 PM PDT by Portcall24
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To: Durbin

30 posted on 06/24/2013 5:51:05 PM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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31 posted on 06/24/2013 7:31:06 PM PDT by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: Durbin
With 2,746 confirmed kills, Sgt. 1st Class Dillard Johnson is the deadliest American soldier on record — and maybe the most humble.

Humble? You've got to be kidding? Who counts their "kills" and claims to be humble? How did he "confirm" those kills? This assclown sounds like another braggart.

32 posted on 06/24/2013 8:00:55 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: Durbin

I call BS on this.


33 posted on 06/24/2013 8:38:22 PM PDT by IDontLikeToPayTaxes
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To: massatoosits

“I think the crew of the Enola Gay would beg to differ...”

ROFL! I had to read it twice to get my head to recognize what you were saying, but you’re right, the Enola Gay had far greater kills.


34 posted on 06/24/2013 8:41:42 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: Bobalu

Great film! Talk about humble!


35 posted on 06/24/2013 8:43:08 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Portcall24

Yes. Hollywood meets the Marines....


36 posted on 06/24/2013 9:49:31 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Future Snake Eater

” But what really kills the story is his “dabbling” in being a sniper. That makes absolutely no sense.”

Oh, I don’t know. My oldest brother was an occasional sniper in Vietnam. He was assigned to an engineering unit, but was sometimes called on to be the long gun on ambushes. He was also called away to sit on an airport’s roof during the Israeli hostage crisis during the Munich Olympics when he just happened to be stationed there The Army let him use a very nice customized rifle although compared to what they use now, I thought it just looked like a tricked out hunting rifle.


37 posted on 06/24/2013 10:12:24 PM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: VanShuyten
Oh, I don’t know. My oldest brother was an occasional sniper in Vietnam. He was assigned to an engineering unit, but was sometimes called on to be the long gun on ambushes. He was also called away to sit on an airport’s roof during the Israeli hostage crisis during the Munich Olympics when he just happened to be stationed there The Army let him use a very nice customized rifle although compared to what they use now, I thought it just looked like a tricked out hunting rifle.

Good point, but this guy was 38 years old in 2003 when we went into Iraq. He was essentially a "senior citizen" in the military world.

Senior NCOs don't go on sniper missions. He was a platoon sergeant, pushing 40, and was a sniper missions? Snipers are Staff Sergeants and below.

This guy saying he was a 40 year old Sergeant First Class platoon sergeant that had a part-time job as a sniper (with over 120 kills) is like a Battalion Commander sneaking away to pull guard duty at a checkpoint.

Sorry, I just don't buy it.

This dude personally killed nearly 3000 bad guys? There are entire battalions that don't get that many kills.

38 posted on 06/25/2013 12:03:39 PM PDT by IDontLikeToPayTaxes
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