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They like us want the truth about being -- a group of 700 retired military military special operators veterans.
Fired off a letter to congress today urging them to create -- a house select committee to investigate.
The terrorist attack in Libya.
On September the eleventh and 2012 -- US air force colonel -- Brower is founder of special operation speaks the organization behind the letter.
-- first off why now this happened -- 67 months ago.
Because Brian this has been slow -- as we say in the air force you know if we wait long enough maybe it will go away but.
We -- the truth to the American people.
And particularly the families of the fallen and there the relatives such as pat Smith the mother of Sean Smith.
And also Dorothy woods.
The wife of former seal Tyrone woods.
Two of the four brave Americans were killed in the attack we still do not have the truth -- -- Colonel there were -- hearings on this and many people testified in yet people still walked away feeling like well you know there's still some central questions.
That we maybe don't have the answers to here's part of the letter that you're sending about the investigation America has always held to the notion that no American will be left behind.
And that every effort we made to respond when US personnel are threatened.
Given our backgrounds we are concerned that this sends a very negative message to future military and diplomatic personnel.
In what way what are your concerns.
Our concerns are that Ben Ghazi as I like to refer to it is kind of like being handed -- a jigsaw puzzle in a box without the picture on the box we have a lot of a lot of pieces out there with some facts that are coming in some that we still have no answers for.
Our letter also -- as you've seen about sixteen or seventeen just a few of the major questions that have not been answered.
I listen to the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing and the hearing with -- Hillary Clinton's beloved fast.
For the 2016 election.
And key questions were not asked and many were not answered and special operations speaks on behalf of general lieutenant general Jerry Boykin.
Are speaking out and reaching out to veterans across the United States.
And we had an astounding response with 700.
Special operations veterans from all -- services that want to know the answers to these questions as we do.
Sure colonel you just mentioned Hillary Clinton yesterday on this Sunday -- Hayward -- Speculating when she would announce that she's running for president.
I think there are a lot of people who think that.
By her appearing before that committee that one time she's off the hook is -- off the hook with your group.
Not at all not at all if you recall during that hearing she promised answers to some of the link to your questions by her compatriots.
And those answers have not been provided she's walked away from that and I doubt they ever will be.
Unless we have an additional hearing in the special investigation.
Okay this -- not Watergate.
So colonel here are some of the questions that you feel have not been answered why was in a military response to the events -- -- -- where military assets in the region available if so where they alerted.
-- assets deployed to any location in preparation for a rescue or recovery attempt.
How many US personnel were injured and -- Ghazi.
What if any nonmilitary assistance was provided during an attack and that's just five or six questions you have sixteen to twenty questions.
Do you think you're gonna actually get these answers.
I think the truth the answers are out there we just haven't rolled over the right rocks for instance.
Once the ambassador press the button.
Within -- now -- everyone was alerted I count twelve to sixteen command centers within the intelligence community in the Department of Defense.
Where people were leaning forward in the senate -- getting ready to go as special operations.
Have rehearsed for.
Throughout their career.
The son -- some of the signers of our 700 are soft 700.
Veterans of rescue operations such as the Sante prison camp raid in Vietnam and desert one that I'm intimately familiar.
We lost people -- knows but special operations leans forward in the -- never leaves our people behind.
And that sends a message to the American people and our military forces that we have their back we we have -- 6 o'clock as our aviator friends would say.
Sure and -- the message that was sent to special operators on September the eleventh of last year was.
-- you can go in there and we might leave you behind.
Exactly right in the -- why why -- they left behind Rangel political reasons -- We want to know that and we feel that the dedicated hearing under HR 36.
Would allow the questions the yes or no questions that were asked by Kelly during the senator during -- Senate Armed Services Committee where we found out.
Many months after woods that the president walked away that night went to bed.
It's kind of a -- -- for a commander in chief to do that all he had as well as he had to get up early because he had -- go -- Vegas next day.
Hundreds are exactly for a fund raiser -- so.
Was this a political decision whoever gave the order to stand down in that order was heard stand down meaningless.
Military do nothing.
Sentence for people to death sure -- we know everything there was to know about what happened with on the bin Laden raid in have bottom -- We know so little about this good luck to you in your group I know that this -- been trying to get some answers as well we hope you do to.
-- -- we have a web site if I might there at WWW special operations speaks dot com and there is a three minute video there.
Libya and lack of leadership and that still is true today from the day we made it and there is also another website.
Where you can go and see you know WWW.
-- -- win the cover up dot com and the cover OK when you put on FOX & Friends that come.
All right thanks thank you --
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