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Yep, one of the military legends that came from Arkansas. IIRC, his son accepted that award after Carlos passed.
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He used to attend gun shows at the Showplace in Richmond. He would sit in his wheelchair in the booth of a friend.

He would autograph books, but it was hard to engage him in conversation. I spoke to him several times and he would usually nod, but conversation was difficult. Some thought him to be standoffish.

I attributed his demeanor to that of an extremely modest person in a lot of pain. We will miss him.

The fame around his accomplishments launched an industry of ghillie suits and expensive rifles and scopes.

"When a nation makes too great a distinction between its scholars and its warriors it winds up having its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools." Thucydides

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The greatest feat the Devil ever achieved was convince the world he didn't exist.

Neca eos omnes Deus suos agnoscet
"Kill them all.
God will know His own."

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I am proud to say that I met Gunny Hathcock in 1990 at Camp Lejeune, NC. He was the guest of honor for the Staff Non-Commissioned Officers Career Course, Mess Night. Even with his physical and mental disabilities, he electrified the audience during his speech and throughout the evening was gracious to a fault. He considered himself a Marine and a shooter but not a hero even though he suffered terrible burns from pulling Marines from a burning Amtrac not to mention his record as a Marine sniper. Being a firearms enthusiast and with an infantry background, I was fortunate to be able to talk with him for all too short of a time about guns and shooting, an evening I will never forget. His gift from the class was a beautiful wood Cigar box with a white feather sealed in the glass top.

My signed copy of “Marine Sniper” and the picture I have of my sitting with him are among my most treasured memento’s, to me he was truly a hero.

Semper Fi


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