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…I DO NOT expect anybody under my command to make “the ultimate sacrifice.” The ultimate sacrifice in this company is spending time away from our families so that the people we are paid to protect are protected to the best of our ability.

There will be no “so that others may live” nonsense here; our first and foremost responsibility is to ourselves. If you plan on dying and making the ultimate sacrifice, do so on your own time. We are here to save lives and protect property and get out alive. When there is a chance to save a life, by all means risk your own to do so. If there is no chance, say a prayer for the about-to-be-deceased, gear up and save who can be saved…

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