How an Afghan and a Navy SEAL became “brothers”

Anderson Cooper hangs out with “blood brothers,” former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell and Afghan villager Mohammad Gulab.  


Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell recalls the 2005 battle in Afghanistan he alone survived — a fire fight that at the time, resulted in the largest loss of life for Naval Special Warfare since WWII. Anderson Cooper reports.

Real ‘Lone Survivor’ SEAL: Coming out alive ‘not a victory’

Reposted from: Eun Kyung Kim – TODAY The upcoming movie “Lone Survivor” recounts the harrowing experience of Marcus Luttrell as he and his fellow Navy SEALS fought off the Taliban in a remote Afghan village. But the intense battle depicted onscreen doesn’t come close to what actually happened, the real-life lone survivor said Tuesday on TODAY. […]

Universal Moves Mark Wahlberg War Drama ‘Lone Survivor’ Into 2013 Oscar Race

Originally posted at:   EXCLUSIVE: Sensing it could have a strong year-end awards season contender, Universal has decided to platform its January 10th wide release of its Afghanistan war drama Lone Survivor with a 12/27 limited (LA/NY) debut. The shift will qualify the film for Oscars and other awards and get critical and audience word-of-mouth out there before the broader previously announced early […]

Marcus on Today Show

Injured Navy SEAL chronicles return to battle Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, the only survivor of an ambush by Taliban forces in 2005, talks with TODAY’s Matt Lauer about his return to combat and the “valor and heroism” of his fellow soldiers, which he writes about in his new book, “Service: A Navy SEAL at War.” […]

Marcus Talks to Fox & Friends about Dasy

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Marcus Tells His Story

Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, author of the #1 bestseller Lone Survivor, tells his own extraordinary war stories—and those of others who have chosen to serve.   In October 2006, after miraculously returning from his star-crossed mission in Afghanistan, Marcus Luttrell went back to war. in six months of high- intensity urban fighting in the most […]