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Legendary Marine Maj. Zembiec,
the ‘Lion of Fallujah,’ died
in the service of the CIA

Washington Post, by Thomas Gibbons-Neff

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 7/15/2014 10:17:32 PM

In the foyer of the Central Intelligence Agency’s headquarters, there is a marble wall covered in stars. They are carved divots that represent those who have fallen in the service of the CIA. Below them, jutting out from the polished rock, is a black book entombed in a case of glass and steel. The book is a guide to the stars, giving the names of some of those who died and withholding the names of others. On the pages of the CIA’s Book of Honor are 107 hand-drawn stars organized by the years those officers died. For 2007, there is

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 7/15/2014 10:43:52 PM     (No. 9926468)

Semper Fi Major! The best traditions of the Marine Corps!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 7/15/2014 10:50:57 PM     (No. 9926484)

Helluva man. Wish I´d known him.

R.I.P. Marine. Semper Fi.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: devnull, 7/15/2014 10:55:25 PM     (No. 9926492)

Rest easy, jarhead.

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