Why We Fight (Originally Published in Sept. 2012)

September 11th, 2001 - Never forget. And never allow others to either.
(Author's Note:  Here is a piece originally written by Russell Gallo some years ago, updated to date)

God bless the Troops that fight evil around the world so that we may rest a little more peacefully.  May we never wake up to another day which will haunt many of us for the rest of our lives again.

Troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: 8,386*

Total number killed in attacks (official figure as of 9/5/02): 2,819
Number of firefighters and paramedics killed: 343
Number of NYPD officers: 23
Number of Port Authority police officers: 37
Number of WTC companies that lost people: 60
Number of employees who died in Tower One: 1,402
Number of employees who died in Tower Two: 614
Source:  http://nymag.com/news/articles/wtc/1year/numbers.htm

And four Americans, including a U.S. Ambassador, killed after being abandoned in an Embassy in Benghazi, Libya

*Media reports of American casualties are now almost non-existent.
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About Gene Berardelli, Esq.

To learn more about the author, check out the "About Us" page. Behind Enemy Lines Radio is a national Award-Winning radio show / podcast broadcasting live out of the belly of the Democratic beast - "The People's Republic of" New York City that airs on multiple radio stations as part of the Talk America Radio Network. It is also an "Insider" column on Newsmax featuring show hosts Gene Berardelli and Russell Gallo. The show is also available on multiple networks across the internet, with more being added regularly.


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