Shahikot Valley, Grid 15109160
CPT. Brad "Hawk" Hawkins
1st BN, 2nd Aviation Regt.
Bagram: Bagram, Gunfighter 06. Objective Betty is secure. Looks like our boys getting out of there. AFO Wolfpack is reporting mortar positions on "The Whale." We're ready to locate and engage those targets.
Gunfighter 06: Gunfighter 06, Bagram. Confirm- en route "The Whale." What's your EAT?
Bagram: Bagram we are thirty seconds out.
Gunfighter 06: Gunfighter 06, roger. Wolfpack has targets identified. Take all guidance from Panther on line-ofsights frequency.
Gunfighter 06: Gunfighter 11, we took some fire back there. Be advised we are test firing our thirty mill.
Gunfighter 06: Thirty millimeter is operational.
Gunfighter 11: Gunfighter 06, we are clear.
Gunfighter 11: Gunfighter 06, Gunfighter 11, ten seconds to destination.
Gunfighter 11: Check the rockets.
Gunfighter 06: Now try the rockets.
Gunfighter 11: Keep your eyes open.,we're here.
Gunfighter 11: Gunfighter 06, I've got movement at twelve. Do you have visual?
Gunfighter 06: Gunfighter 11 contact. Switching to TADS.
Gunfighter 11: Range to target 2500 meters.
Gunfighter 06: 11, let's keep a safe distance here and engage with hellfire.
Gunfighter 06: 11, we've got a few locals hanging out, twelve o'clock. What are these guys up to?
Gunfighter 11: 06, I don't like these guys.
Gunfighter 11: Wait, what's that guy doing? Where's he going?
Gunfighter 06: 11, keep your eyes on that guy.
Gunfighter 11: 06, I'm going to mark that position for you.
Gunfighter 11: Hang on. That's an AK. These guys are armed.
Gunfighter 06: Gunfighter 11, confirm you saw a weapon.
Gunfighter 11: Affirmative, he shouldered a weapon. Those are bad guys.
Gunfighter 06: Wolfpack 1, Gunfighter 06. We have visual of several armed individuals at grid 151916.
Gunfighter 11: Let's go let's go. Let's take 'em out.
Gunfighter 11: Mortars, Mortars. These are the guys. Are we clear to engage?
Panther: Gunfighter 06, Panther, those are enemy targets. You are cleared to engage. No friendlies in the area. Happy hunting.
Gunfighter 06: Fire, fire, fire.
Gunfighter 06: There goes one, follow him.
Gunfighter 06: Use youre hellfires, it's easier.
Gunfighter 06: All three mortars are still firing.
Gunfighter 06: You have to fire a hellfire to neutralize those mortar positions.
Gunfighter 06: Missile off the rall.
Gunfighter 06: Missile away!
Gunfighter 06: That's one. Let's find the other two.
Gunfighter 06: Mortar crew on your screen.
Gunfighter 06: Two down. Let's find that last one.
Gunfighter 06: Hawk, slave to 11's target. Do you have visual?
Gunfighter 06: Where's he off to? Keep your eyes on him.
Gunfighter 06: Come on, Hawk, let's find that last one.
Gunfighter 06: Got 'em!
Gunfighter 06: Tally, mortars. Kill 'em.
Gunfighter 06: Bagram, Gunfighter 06. BDA to follow. Approximately two dozen personnel and three mortars destroyed.
Bagram: Gunfighter 06, mission accomplished. Request you proceed on heading 280.
Gunfighter 06: Bagram, proceeding on-whoa- what was that? Gunfighter 11, did you see that?
Gunfighter 11: 06, tally. Technicals, moving to the northeast.
Gunfighter 06: Looks like they're in a hurry, too.
Gunfighter 11: Shit. We are out of range.
Gunfighter 06: Lost 'em. They went behind that ridge.
Bagram: Gunfighter 11, backing out of TADS.
Gunfighter 11: Bagram, do you have a visual on vehicles at our grid?
Bagram: Gunfighter 06, affirmative. We've got three trucks heading toward a village two klicks north of Vabulkhel.
Gunfighter 06: Those are our guys.
Bagram: Gunfighter 06, intel declared that village cold, but Predator is showing weapons in those vehicles. You are clear to engage.
Gunfighter 06: Bagram WILCO. 11, let's go low low, zero two, zero, three.
Gunfighter 11: Low-low, zero-two, zero-three, confirmed.
Gunfighter 06: Let's go get 'em.
Gunfighter 06: 11 W.A.S. thirty millimeter. We have visual of weapons in the bed of the trucks. Let's get noisy.
Gunfighter 11: 06, roger. Going switches hot. Gunfighter 11, firing thirty mike mike.
Gunfighter 11: 06, the other technicals are headed into the village. Let's light 'em up.
Gunfighter 06: 11, are those guys from that truck?
Gunfighter 11: Affirmative. Targets on the right. Engaging.
Gunfighter 11: 06, breaking right, come back and put some rounds down on those targets.
Gunfighter 06: 11, you are clear. Covering your break. Bagram, we have targets moving into the village. Are we clear to engage the village?
Bagram: Gunfighter 11, Bagram, village is confirmed Taliban armory. You are cleared hot on all targets.
Gunfighter 11: 06, multiple individuals in that courtyard.
Gunfighter 06: 11, tally. We're on your six. Those guys were already here. Those trucks didn't bring them.
Gunfighter 11: 06, I'm taking fire from below.
Gunfighter 06: These guys are peppering me.
Gunfighter 11: Shit. I got tagged. Wait- RPG. South end of the village.
Gunfighter 06: RPG! RPG! Shit!
Gunfighter 06: Nice shot, hawk.
Gunfighter 06: Yeah, you're taking RPG fire. Targets, twelve o'clock. I'm going right over the village. 11, take them out as I pass.
Gunfighter 11: WILCO. God these guys are stupid.
Gunfighter 06: That was a bad idea. Get the guys with the RPGs. I'm not worried about the AK fire.
Gunfighter 06: RPG! Three guys at the top of the hill. Take 'em out.