Nobody asks to be a hero, it just sometimes turns out that way.
[Watching a Somali mother pick up a gun]
Specialist Mike Kurth:
Don't do it lady!
When I go home people'll ask me, "Hey Hoot, why do you do it man? What, you some kinda war junkie?" You know what I'll say? I won't say a goddamn word. Why? They won't understand. They won't understand why we do it. They won't understand that it's about the men next to you, and that's it. That's all it is.