USMC 1, Pirates 0

CNN is reporting that elements of the 15th MEU Maritime Raid Force stormed and seized control of a hijacked vessel off the coast of Somalia. No shots fired; the pirates surrendered immediately.

Updated: Link fixed

7 Responses to “USMC 1, Pirates 0”

  1. Andy says:

    Link seems to be broken.

  2. Ian Argent says:

    Sorry – posted from my mobile and manually typed the address. Issue corrected.

  3. Ahhhh, gotta love the good old Islamo-Pirates, but you have to love the USMC more.

  4. DevsAdvocate says:

    Umm, given the history of the USMC (especially with their dealing in Tripoli), shouldn’t the score be: USMC – 4, Pirates – 0?

  5. Ian Argent says:

    New season, the scores reset :-P

    Franchise record vs pirates is a good deal larger, of course.

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