NIGHTMARE SCENARIO- 500 POUND BOMB DROPPED ON U.S. SOLDIERS BY MISTAKE!?!?

500 Pound Bomb Dropped on U.S. Soldiers By Mistake

It doesn’t get any more fubar than this.

After spotting Taliban forces on a distant ridge line, U.S. Army mortar teams engage with 60mm mortars. A simultaneous airstrike is called in which accidentally drops a 500 pound bomb on a U.S. Army infantry outpost, mistaking the position for Taliban fighters.  Luckily there were no friendly casualties in this rare incident, due to the First Sergeant’s decision to bring everyone to “stand to” before the drop. If it wasn’t for the decision of our First Sergeant, three of our guys would have died in that wooden building which was shredded by shrapnel.

H/T- Funker530
 
 
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