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Old 03-02-2013, 01:26 PM   #1
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Sergeant Reckless

Some of you may find this of interest:

Reckless was a pack horse during the Korean war, and she carried recoil-less rifles, ammunition and supplies to Marines. Nothing too unusual about that, lots of animals got pressed into doing pack chores in many wars.



But this horse did something more. During the battle for a location called Outpost Vegas, this mare made 50 trips up and down the hill, on the way up she carried ammunition, and on the way down she carried wounded soldiers.

What was so amazing?



Well she made every one of those trips through enemy fire and without anyone leading her.



Here's her story and photos to prove where she was and what she did. Click
Sgt Reckless - Korean War Horse Hero - YouTube
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JohnBoy, I've seen the story of Sgt. Reckless before, and usually post a link to the video on Facebook every year or so.

It's an amazing saga, and worth taking a few minutes to watch...

Semper Fi, Sgt. Reckless!
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Sgt. Reckless, I salute you.
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Sgt. Reckless, I salute you.
X-2. Amazing! God holds a special place. JMO !
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I love the story.

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WOW, amazing.
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