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Another dose of reality from On the Line in Afghanistan

by Alan Herzberger Modified: April 18, 2013 at 1:31 pm •  Published: June 5, 2009

Nice weather this week, huh?

Just in case you are getting too comfortable on your nice Oklahoma patio during our nice spring evening in beautiful Oklahoma in early June, here’s a little dose of Afghan reality.

It’s on the “On the Line” blog on NewsOK.com – powered by Mike and Carlos Boettcher, who are embedded with soldiers in Afghanistan.

Mike has been posting on his Twitter account. Today, he posted another eye-opening bit of info:

Was interviewing a bronze star winner, a fellow Oklahoman, when we got small arms fire. He had to throw down the mike and shoot back.

I guess my day wasn’t so tough, after all.


by Alan Herzberger
Digital Managing Editor
Alan Herzberger is the Digital Managing Editor for NewsOK.com and The Oklahoman. He focuses on content within OPUBCO Communications Group’s variety of digital products. He’s been with The Oklahoman since 1997, when he joined the sports...
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