"Well", he said, "this morning Rangers jumped into Grenada. How many of you are Second Lieutenants?" I and a few others raised our hand. "They're dying over there and they're gonna need more - so you better pay attention".
Pay attention I did, and remember I will.
A veteran of the operation, Stephen Trujillo gives an on the ground account. He received a Silver Star for his heroism there.
Here's an article from the Savannah news.
Brief video about Rangers jumping, featuring GallantFew advisor Mad Max Mullen.
These Rangers made the ultimate sacrifice: Sergeant Randy E. Cline, Sergeant Mark A. Rademacher, Specialist Four Mark O. Yamane, Private First Class Marlin R. Maynard, and Private First Class Russell L. Robinson; 1st Ranger Battalion; killed in action Grenada, 25 October 1983. You and your sacrifice shall never be forgotten.
Rangers Lead the Way!