U.S. Special Operations Remembers 9/11

General Doug Brown

SOUND: Color guard marching

The MacDill Air Force Base color guard laid a wreath at a memorial the the soldiers from U.S. Special Operations who have given their lives in the war against terror.

Special Operations Commander General Doug Brown praised the soldiers of SoCom as helping to build a world that is 'inhospitable to terrorism.'

BROWN: Today, more than 2,900 American servicemen and women have given their lives in defense of this nation's freedom and security. We owe them and their families a tremendous amount of debt of gratitude, and I urge you to remember them and reflect on their sacrifices, as well. We will win this war, and we will protect this nation, and our children.

Special Operations shares MacDill with Central Command, which is running the wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

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