Alex Quade and the Daily Caller have taken time to record a story not known to many American -- the story of the brave special forces who took the battle to the Taliban in Afghanistan just days after 9/11. These pointedly named "horse soldiers" laid the foundation for America's offensive by rallying the rebelling tribes against the Taliban before the first American platoon set a boot on the ground.
They are now being memorialized for their sacrifice and tireless work: (Warning: language)
Their secret mission: secure northern Afghanistan by advising the warring tribal factions that formed the Northern Alliance. During the 2011 Veterans Day Parade on November 11, a new monument to these men — and to all Americans in uniform — will make its way down New York City’s famed Fifth Avenue on the way to its final home, a stone’s throw from Ground Zero.