The man said, "Boys call home Tonight's gonna be a long one And I don't want to say it, but I will
Some of you may not see home again Cause eight clicks north in a villiage in a valley The mulla lays his head
Son, you lead them in and keep'em locked an loaded If that man gets wind your comin' He'll surprise you boys instead"
[Chorus] Now I know what a hero looks like when he falls Ron slapped my back then slipped away, hit his knees Blessed his family and his team Cause God says all he has to say when a hero falls
About three hours later we were down in our postion when I heard Ron's voice on the radio, and he was sayin' I've got to take another road, dogs bark too loudly Stirring up the night, I've made some decisions now I'm prayin that their right
[Chorus] Now I know what a hero sounds like when he calls No fear for him, just for his men, voice of a lion heart Like a lamb, and he'll do all he can when a hero calls
[Bridge] Shots rang out from the high ground Grab the rifles, start the jeeps Got there too late but just in time to see ...