Capt Brian G. Cillessen

Capt Cillessen wrote this article as part of the Contemporary Issues Program at Expeditionary Warfare School in 2006.

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The insurgents held the high ground on three sides, pinning the unit and preventing withdrawal. The platoon sergeant realized it was time to fight and lead his men. He ran through a hailstorm of incoming enemy rocket propelled grenades and machinegun fire and boldly directed Mac’s machinegun. The...