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Chapter 479

Tuesday was a nervous waiting game, there were two calls. The first was from Rafi Quastri to the Prince. Apparently there was no time limit on their conversations; the call lasted an hour. The Prince was adamant that he wanted … Continue reading

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Chapter 478

After making coffee I made the trip to the President’s office. Troy met me at the door. I cut him off before he could start. “I have recording of all the calls over the weekend. There was nothing drastic in … Continue reading

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Chapter 477

It was 0700 when the C5 touched down. Everyone was in good spirits. I watched them bringing their new gear off the plane. “The after action report will wait until Monday,” Vicky told the men. The six trucks were driven … Continue reading

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Chapter 476

It was nearly two hours later when the group called back. The first thing I was told was that the C5 was being loaded as we speak. I was given a quick overview of the plan and orders from Vicky … Continue reading

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Chapter 475

Supper was on the stove, needing another hour to simmer. That was fine with me. A quick decision put us in the hot tub for 30 minutes. It took two of my favorite brews and 20 minutes in the churning … Continue reading

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Chapter 474

We were airborne with Marine 1 in sight a couple miles ahead of us. We were flying at a slower speed to allow the media to catch up and land first at the White House. We had been airborne 15 … Continue reading

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Chapter 473

One of the ground controllers from Morton Field was on the College lawn to direct the landing of the choppers. He had painted red, blue and white paint marks for the choppers to land on and to maintain a safe … Continue reading

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