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I'm -- -- your shot of the morning you just saw them taking the TARP off a special statue about to be dedicated at ground zero.
It honors the brave -- solvers who rode into.
After September the eleventh remember those attacks.
And will be the only memorial at ground zero dedicated to our special.
Forces and horses.
So many of those soldiers are there at this location this morning to take part in this special dedication and so is at a climate let's check in with their -- cannot.
Hey good morning to you guys yes -- joined now by some very importing people and it it.
And initially really helped topple talented -- -- now to lieutenant general John -- good morning to you weren't -- and talk a little bit about how important this mission wise or is that.
Well it was really important for a nation I mean we've just been attacked.
-- -- here in New York DC Pennsylvania.
And we were our nation's first response.
To get back into pick a fight to those were cut -- -- -- so it was.
What we were honored to have the honor of the lead that fight but it was really important coordination.
And have sergeants.
-- -- I want to talk to you a little bit because you were actually on top of the horses and -- you land there in Afghanistan on this rugged terrain.
Going what are we gonna do how -- we gonna get around and a lot you didn't have significant trade on horseback.
That's correct -- our team -- was only one ahead.
-- training so was learn as you go and another aspect that we really had to deal with was.
The horses were smaller there so there were used to terror in -- 12030.
And here we are -- -- you don't look like -- 120 pound we're we're we're -- about 250 years so here or maybe further and those horses were breaking -- those big challenge for a.
Us and might feel like this is so -- to have this monument right here in the shadow of ground zero.
Is sacred ground this is ground zero.
It shows the strength of not only America but also the special forces -- green berets and all the special operations.
In -- states.
And what's what's the motto of the green -- the Oprah so leader and that's the title and at this price sculptured high does that absolutely -- -- That is brought -- you speech was being here.
New York all the organizers -- -- it's it's speech was being able Lou.
Every day when we're here what they do for us can't -- enough.
And they'll let me get to you as well -- you -- your group consolation gave Peltz and make this possible what.
That the artist decided to have this -- soldier looking behind itself kind of with vigilant -- over ground zero.
Well well the men who stand behind you actually wanted this statue to have a watchful all over the World Trade Center and the tower and that you can see that it does -- so that.
There's a watchful eyes of this never happens again to this great country you know this was an all private effort 750000.
Dollars raised by hundreds of Americans in six weeks.
Private citizens might be right Jerry Bruckheimer -- Sydney said Georgette Mosbacher is a fox regular and our friend.
And this statue will always be here it's one of those that fought the battle of 9/11 and we want everyone to come down here and understand that there is great sacrifice we've lost 6000 troops.
We have 600000.
That are coming back wounded and now we got -- -- them and loving milk thank you so much gentlemen we look forward to ceremony at 1030 the back to you in the studio and get a feeling you'll see it live right here on fox is as any group that doesn't mind the weather will overcome the weather factors it is a budget green berets thank you and -- stuff.
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