God bless you Cpl. Josh Hargis!
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!    

Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > General Discussion Forums > The Club House >

God bless you Cpl. Josh Hargis!

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-16-2013, 01:44 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
eatmydust's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: pennsylvania
Posts: 4,366
Liked 3623 Times on 2068 Posts
Likes Given: 2524

Default God bless you Cpl. Josh Hargis!

Cpl. Josh Hargis, is an Army Ranger, severely injured in Afghanistan by a suicide bomber in an attack that killed 4 other members of the 3rd Army Ranger Battalion and injured 12 other soldiers.

This is according to Taylor Hargis, Cpl. Hargis' wife:

This is an excerpt from a letter she received from the commander that was awarding Cpl. Hargis the Purple Heart.

"Josh whom everyone in the room (50 people) assumed to be unconscious, began to move his right arm under the blanket in a diligent effort to salute the Commander as is customary in the ceremonies. Despite his wounds, wrappings, tubes and pain, Josh fought the doctor who was trying to restrain his right arm and rendered the most beautiful salute any person in that room had ever seen. I cannot impart on you the level of emotion that poured through the intensive care unit that day.

"Grown men began to weep and we were speechless at a gesture that speaks volumes about Josh's courage and character. The picture which we believe belongs on every news channel and every newspaper , is attached. I have it hanging above my desk now and will remember it as the single greatest event I have witnessed in my ten years in the Army."

"Your fear is 100% dependent on you for it's survival." - Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
eatmydust is offline  
People Like This 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here

Old 10-16-2013, 04:47 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
DFlynt's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Festus, Missouri
Posts: 3,048
Liked 1788 Times on 1171 Posts
Likes Given: 1553


Get Well and recover fully CPL Hargis we need more men like you! /Salute

“Somebody has to speak for these people. Y'all got on this boat for different reasons, but y'all come to the same place. So now I'm asking more of you than I have before. Maybe all. Sure as I know anything, I know this—they will try again. Maybe on another world, maybe on this very ground swept clean. A year from now, ten? They'll swing back to the belief that they can make people...better. And I do not hold to that. So no more runnin'. I aim to misbehave.” Mal Reynolds Serenity/Firefly
DFlynt is offline  
MisterMcCool Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2013, 09:53 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
JW357's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 6,716
Liked 3733 Times on 2287 Posts
Likes Given: 1224


Good sh*t. A good man.
Always have clean socks.
JW357 is offline  
MisterMcCool Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2013, 01:53 AM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
boatme98's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Mid Tennessee
Posts: 3,922
Liked 2124 Times on 1352 Posts
Likes Given: 1217


Damn, the dust in this room, I'll have to come back and check this later.
Gone turducken huntin'
boatme98 is offline  
MisterMcCool Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2013, 02:47 AM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
MisterMcCool's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Bumfugg, Egypt
Posts: 10,847
Liked 9860 Times on 5317 Posts
Likes Given: 20690


Right when I was cutting onions.

No offense and none taken (̿▀̿ ̿Ĺ̯̿̿▀̿ ̿)̄
MisterMcCool is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
God bless this gun dealer in Va!!! bobski The Club House 13 03-11-2013 01:38 PM
God Bless Cabalas! Sniper03 Legal and Activism 18 01-24-2013 09:27 PM
Josh Sugarmann wants to take your guns away Merkava_4 Legal and Activism 8 12-27-2012 07:30 AM
God Bless Our Troops Samhain The Club House 7 04-01-2008 04:20 AM

Newest Threads