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Anderson’s Second Personal Blog Post from Afghanistan

FRESH Anderson Cooper blog post. Posted 5 minutes ago on the CNN sites. Anderson Cooper blogged a second time from Afghanistan

One common goal

Posted: 11:15 AM ET
Program Note: Tune in tonight for Anderson’s live coverage from Afghanistan. He is joined by Peter Bergen, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Michael Ware. AC360° tonight at 10 p.m. ET.
U.S. Marines listen to a brief before heading out on patrol in Helmand Province.
U.S. Marines listen to a brief before heading out on patrol in Helmand Province.

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“What’s your blood type?”

It’s the question you’re asked around here a lot. Before getting into a helicopter, before going out on patrol with a new unit. “What’s your blood type?”

The Marines have their blood type sewn into the patches they wear along with their name and rank. Many write it in black marker on the band of their goggles. I know some guys who even have it tattooed on their chests, just above their heart. At first, the question surprised me, now it’s just a routine part of the introduction.

 

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