Tag Archives: Michael Yon

Michael Yon’s photo letter about his search for the Jungle Twins

Michael has distinguished himself as a war correspondent because he brings us the inside stories of the people involved on the front lines. His uniquely personal point of view has fascinated those of us who value the truth even when … Continue reading

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Important Letters from General Petraeus

Michael Yon has forwarded two recent letters from General Petraeus about his assumption of command in Afghanistan today, July 4, 2010. I do not expect these letters to surface in mainstream media for weeks, if ever. Here is Michael's email: … Continue reading

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Into Thine Hand I Commit My Spirit

Michael Yon has written a solemn and touching tribute to a memorial erected by soldiers in Afghanistan: Arghandab, AfghanistanNew Year's Eve, 2009 On this small base surrounded by a mixture of enemy and friendly territory, a memorial has been erected … Continue reading

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British Ministry of Defence cancels Michael Yon’s embed

Michael Yon has the greatest respect for the troops he embeds with and does an incredible job of communicating their bravery and resourcefulness in the face of hardship and constant danger. Not since Ernie Pyle has there been a war … Continue reading

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