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Old 13 May 2012, 22:42
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Dead SAS

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Old 14 May 2012, 00:41
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Don't understand the need for secrecy. They died, honor them.
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Old 14 May 2012, 02:54
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This was an absurd practice I believe originating from the need to keep some missions in odd parts of the world quiet.
Please note the original report date of 2008, things have largely changed since then.
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We had a brit SAS trooper killed by an elephant on a 'training mission' in the Zambezi valley in 1992...survived Falklands, first Gulf war and gets killed helping us (on official duty) fight rhino poachers and the Brit government demanded absolute secrecy- there was nothing in our newspapers and nothing in the Brit ones. I helped scrape up what was left and presume his family got a small box and letter starting ...the queen regrets to inform you...
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Old 28 May 2012, 09:17
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Taking time out this Memorial Day to remember Sergeant Nick Brown, KIA 26 Mar 08 in Iraq.

There were several others wounded that night. I often wonder what happened to them....what their outcomes were.
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