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-- units this year he's -- corporal.
Now he's out he's in college and the new show is called out -- in Afghanistan which premieres tonight episode one.
At 9 PM on Nat geo brand in welcome thank you thank you Brian cylinder when you heard does the sights and sounds -- -- you were living.
Were you thoughts I mean.
It brings you back there you know it -- -- here that again.
Percent gunfire and stuff and it breaks your back and it's it's it's bittersweet type up against CC US legged documentary crew put together all reality -- yeah.
And they followed you guys why this is you guys of the golf company second battalion fifth Marines that's correct since a -- -- Well we were doing a pretty serious mission that's how it started it was it was last year and we -- -- -- behind enemy lines.
Every single year pretty much the Taliban.
They do this spring offensive and it's like -- around spring time obviously.
And they they hit us pretty hard and so we wanted to hit them first as we -- a -- went behind any lines and -- what's -- biggest Taliban stronghold there is.
And just tried to -- him as hard as we could -- that they wouldn't be able to really fight us and I think we did it which we did a good job would you we token this is last year -- it's just last year yes it's so this is after the surge you guys very taken troops oh yeah -- is already got a lot of troops leave them so.
The problem -- -- -- -- greatest challenges getting behind enemy lines especially as the Taliban well we had to fly and that's talents are instances and of itself you know and just.
You feel -- You know you took part if you feel kind of defenseless up there in a helicopter when they're shooting rockets and stuff that you.
You know you don't have you can't fight back really so that's that's a big challenge right there.
So you know we'll see you you mentioned to me too is it when these guys shooting at you they're not close right now -- -- -- are -- so they're not like -- you know -- and -- battle out I think.
Where -- they do that.
What's that we're I think he's usually good between 502000.
Meters away -- very very far away they.
These guys are Smart you know there there they're not down they know that we're very good -- -- you know it program -- marksman we're always open.
It's something from very very far away so they know that if they -- out there -- -- a couple hundred meters away we're gonna you know take them out so.
They're Smart they stay real far away they they're behind -- usually -- they they dig these little holes in the walls.
Called murder holes.
And that you -- -- through there and you -- -- him you know you're you're you're you're walking down on patrol somewhere and you started shot and you might never even find out how many missions you think you're on.
Who I don't know it wasn't too many.
Maybe five or six -- guest is having someone like fifteen days that the way this the way show starts is fifteen day one so.
You go we go on these missions some of -- -- less like 45 days so.
On these missions and you do your thing -- -- completed and you come back -- -- so which -- mindset going in.
Who had it.
It's all over the place easily and now I you -- just.
He's got to stay calm and -- keep focused on a mission you know you're you're scared but once you -- that puts you at the ground and you're out there.
I guess all the butterflies kind of go way -- feel a lot better about yourself.
-- Yeah I think -- be candidates start kilometer and a and a and a weird way I guess you know the adrenaline rush and all that.
Accuse you your quote.
You say about elated I'm talking with the corporal -- and Eunice he is his show that he's a part of the disuse in the Marines -- five and a half years.
And in Afghanistan as well.
And his show's going to be on Nat -- -- tonight.
He -- his -- you said you were just fighting for the guys -- your left into your right you're not fighting for the commanding officer you know fighting to accomplish the mission.
They enough fighting for the president states defiance of the guys -- with at the time.
In what way does that focus help you.
It's not even on purpose like -- focus that I meant to do it's just the way it is when you're in that battle right there.
You know you don't really care about much besides you -- you want to survive.
And who you want your buddies to left and right survive -- -- -- -- -- the I sat down for days and how -- gonna focus tonight I just was out there in the battle and that's how you that's how I felt at least.
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