April 4, 2013

Eric Harroun: Not Our Soldier of Fortune

Merriam-Webster defines soldier of fortune as “one who follows a military career wherever there is promise of profit, adventure, or pleasure.”

The recent arrest of Eric Hourran at Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C., has brought with it many questions from media outlets and the American public. Who is Eric Hourran, and why would an American choose to fight with an al-Qaeda associated group such as al-Nusra?


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I served in 3rd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment from 2003-2008. Almost four years of my time in 3/75 was spent in the sniper section. I am a licensed Paramedic and hold a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Oregon State University. When not working, I spend most of my time rock climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking, trail running, and occasionally picking up heavy objects.

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  • shagstar

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  • Recon6

    shagstar Recon6 Treadstone71 JHR ArcticWarrior Tango9   LMAO, you probably got tossed for having loud pipes on your bike, told em to fuck off, and spend some shared time with quality ppl....6

  • shagstar

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  • shagstar

    Recon6 shagstar Treadstone71 JHR ArcticWarrior Tango9  it was a,,super duper,swell time sweetie! awesomely bitchin

  • Recon6

    shagstar Treadstone71 JHR Recon6 ArcticWarrior Tango9   Shag, amd I bet you made quite an Impressive appearance, LMAO....afterall,  Pink is Your color.....6