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Old 19-11-2015, 07:36 PM   #81
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Arrow Special Activities Division

Intelligence Star..
Johnny Micheal "Mike" Spann (March 1, 1969 – November 25, 2001) was a paramilitary operations officer in the Central Intelligence Agency's Special Activities Division.. Spann was the first American killed in combat during the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001.. He died at the Qala-i-Jangi fortress in a Taliban prisoner uprising...

In December 1991, while attending Auburn University, he joined the Marine Corps Reserve..He had originally wanted to go into aviation, but became a field artillery officer and eventually served with the elite 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company..He specialized in directing indirect fire and close air support.. In 1997, served as second-in-command for a joint exercise expedition in Latin America and Africa called "UNITAS"..

The Battle of Qala-I-Jangi Part 4..

Spann was killed during a riot at the Qala-i-Jangi compound near Mazari Sharif in northern Afghanistan according to CNN reporter Robert Young Pelton.. Earlier that day, he and David Tyson, another SAD officer, questioned John Walker Lindh, an American citizen, and other prisoners..Officials recovered his body after Afghan Northern Alliance troops, backed by U.S. air strikes, US Army Special Forces and British Special Forces, neutralized the uprising..

To commemorate Auburn's contribution to the Civil War, a cannon lathe used for the manufacture of cannons for the Confederate Army and recovered from Selma, Alabama, was presented to Auburn in 1952 by brothers of Delta Chapter of the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity.. It sits today on the lawn next to Samford Hall..The astronomical unit (symbol au,AU or ua) is a unit of length, roughly the distance from the Earth to the Sun... major theme parks have delays..God help us, we're in the hands of engineers..I'll tell you the problem with the scientific power that you're using here, it didn't require any discipline to attain it...

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