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Army's -- sergeant first class Dillard CJ Johnson is one of the deadliest American soldiers.
He joins us now this -- to talk about his experience and the unit that helped him through it in which he details it is exciting an incredible new book carnivore.
Good morning -- -- you weren't here how did this is an incredible book he won the silver star the bronze star.
Four purple hearts.
Beat cancer beating cancer again.
We've had a remarkable life.
What is the secret to your longevity -- what is the secret to your commitment to this country.
But just always been lucky I guess you know it's yes it's better we'll be lucky than good.
And you know I I grew up where you know I always wanted to be Sargent rock Sargent fury from the comic books and I believe in American what it stands for and and what we're doing.
Now carnival was the name of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle that you were in command -- part of for a long long time may not Iraq and then fields of war.
And you've got through a hundred something sniper kills on top of being.
The deadliest soldier -- it in our history.
Tell me about your camaraderie tell me about your brotherhood.
-- with your -- with the troops that he worked.
-- quality you know that this book I really don't write this book -- finally put it out there because I kept winding up in other.
Books and magazine to stuff over and hurt over an -- search.
From one point.
Where he was out there for public domain and all these other writers confuse it and Charley horse really deserves.
Crazy Horse here and I was -- they really deserve -- credit.
For what went on over there.
And as far as the battle won and they confirmed kills -- we can confirm kills aren't as if I went out there and actually counted bodies.
To go through this a lot of whom are attributed from the book called point.
And the other ones are when I actually did battlefield assessment to get my commander and -- valuation of what was going on out there.
But there were other troopers that did you know that that did as much as I dinner even more on out there what's it.
But what should people understand that -- fighting men and women in this country what do they misunderstand.
About them what -- they really know.
Bush really know that there's nobody else they're doing this for a paycheck everybody's doing it for love of country -- and love of their fellow soldier.
And they're put their entire life on hold and in their life at risk every day so that people can enjoy.
The freedoms that they have.
You -- -- one point in your book basically that.
Bring Americans back alive.
And pursue freedom for other people.
In the world the people understand that you think.
I don't think people really understand you know it and we go to war with someone else they don't understand and watch that country looks like everything else America's been very fortunate.
As far as how are civilians.
-- Act and everything else and we don't have the same culture that these other countries to.
And all we can really -- we go to these other countries and give them a fighting chance you know for democracy we can't make -- change that we can give them the ability to.
To do that.
That you contracted -- blood cancer probably because the ammunition.
That you were using as a soldier in the armed forces and for ten years ago so you beat it now let's come back.
In the past will help you defeat the cancer.
Again and and bring -- inspiration even more to Americans as you fight another fight.
Well I think the way that I look at it is this you know it is what it AS.
Mom I'm not gonna let it ruin my day and then went -- make the best efforts that I can't to beat it but I don't change anything else -- do.
I still love my family you know I so enjoy my -- -- I still continue on Monday rather than.
-- in the closet -- in the time that I do have thinking about -- me.
-- Johnson has never been for you thank you -- service we salute you and we thank you on this day you're great American and were great great man.
Thank you for -- -- finishing up.
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