Jun 30 2014
A deadly 2009 assault on a U.S. military base in Afghanistan is chronicled in “Attack on the 4th of July,” a gripping documentary premiering this holiday weekend on the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service Hulu, Hulu Plus, and AllWarriorNetwork.com from TV4 Entertainment’s military-themed video-on-demand channel All Warrior Network.
The short film, produced by Musa Productions and Television Four Studios, was directed by Robert Ham, a two-time Emmy Award-winning director and three-time winner of the Department of Defense’s Military Videographer of the Year award.
Watch ‘Attack on the 4th of July’ here: http://www.hulu.com/watch/655291
“Attack on the 4th of July,” which includes real combat footage shot by Ham while he was serving in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, recounts the July 4, 2009 attack on Combat Outpost Zerok with an emphasis on the dedication and teamwork showcased by the brave soldiers of Able Company 3-509th Infantry.
In addition to Hulu and AllWarriorNetwork.com, the film can be viewed on the recently-launched All Warrior Network (AWN) iPhone app, which allows audiences easier access to this documentary as well as the rest of AWN’s library of military-themed content. The “All Warrior Network” app is currently available for download on the iTunes App Store.
Other original content recently added to Hulu and Hulu Plus offerings from the team of Robert Ham, Musa Productions and Television Four Studio include:
- Fight for a Fallen Brother – This short documentary was made in memory of PFC Patrick Allen Devoe, II, who was killed in action on March 8, 2009. It celebrates his impact on the U.S. Army’s 1st Platoon, and follows their continued engagement against the enemy at the Patrol Base in Afghanistan that bears his name.
- Enemy at the Gate – U.S. and Afghan Soldiers react to a Vehicle Bourne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) that exploded at a traffic control point at Joint Combat Out Post Salerno in Khost, Afghanistan. This film is an on-the-ground perspective of how our Soldiers reacted to this vicious attack.
- Level Black: PTSD and the War at Home – The Emmy Award-winning true story of SSG Billy Caviness and his ongoing fight with Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS). Caviness is a Purple Heart recipient and has served four tours of duty including Bosnia, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. He suffered severe injuries after he was injured in a mortar attack in Afghanistan, and in Level Black, Caviness and his wife Tina talk about their struggle with his PTS and tell their uplifting story of how they have overcome the hardships surrounding it.