Documentary follows Alex Quade, U.S. Special Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan

By Jared Morgan

It started with a promise and 300 hours of combat footage. “Danger Close” seeks to make good on a promise made by military journalist Alex Quade to “A-Team” ODA-072, a detachment of U.S. special operators looking to make sure Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Rob Pirelli wasn’t forgotten.   

Pirelli, 29, was killed by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in the Diyala Province of Iraq on Aug. 15, 2007. He was revered for his friendship and his engineering skills.

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