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Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Frank Adamski Frank Adamski ... Himself (as SSG Frank Adamski)
Ofren Arrechaga Ofren Arrechaga ... Himself (as SFC Ofren Arrechaga)
Ed Bankston Ed Bankston ... Himself (as Cpt Ed Bankston)
Carlos Boettcher Carlos Boettcher ... Himself
Mike Boettcher ... Himself
Bryan Burgess Bryan Burgess ... Himself (as SSG Bryan Burgess)
Christian Cabaniss Christian Cabaniss ... Himself (as Lt Col Christian Cabaniss)
Jeremy Faulkner Jeremy Faulkner ... Himself (as PFC Jeremy Faulkner)
Dustin Feldhaus Dustin Feldhaus ... Himself (as SPC Dustin Feldhaus)
Chris Fields Chris Fields ... Himself (as CSM Chris Fields)
Brit Jacobs Brit Jacobs ... Soldier
Jameson Lindskog Jameson Lindskog ... Himself (as SPC Jameson Lindskog)
Steve Lutsky Steve Lutsky ... Himself (as Lt Col Steven Lutsky)
Kevin Mott Kevin Mott ... Himself (as Cpt Kevin Mott)
Tye Reedy Tye Reedy ... Himself (as Cpt Tye Reedy)
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Career Journalist Mike Boettcher takes his son to the war zone in Afghanistan, covering U.S. Combat Troops on the front lines. What starts out as an effort to reconnect with his son, becomes a remarkable true story and fight for survival for all. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »
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Country:

Afghanistan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Kunar Province, Afghanistan

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,550, 11 May 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$311,975, 25 July 2014
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While the main story is focused on members of the 327th Infantry Regiment, of the 101st Airborne Division, some of the early units shown include members of the 25th Infantry Division, and the 187th Infantry Regiment, the Rakkasans, also of the 101st Airborne Div. See more »

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Chariots
Written by: Michael Trella and Richard Boulger
Lyrics by: Michael Trella
Performed by: Politicks
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5 out of 5 for the Service Men 0 out of 5 For the documentary maker
18 February 2017 | by alexlmbrt4See all my reviews

I have the utmost respect for the women and men sacrificing themselves for us in this war that the documentary was made from. I have no respect for the maker of this fluff piece. These soldiers deserve better than fake danger footage he claimed to be in.

It's ridiculous that this actually glorifies their plight, with the utmost grievance. David and Christian, don't make any more documentaries that glorify our brothers deaths


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