Terrorists want to track down service members using social media, and Marine Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer is hoping they drop by his place because he would love to meet them.

"I take the threat seriously, but you are talking about a bunch of cowards," Meyer told Military Times on Wednesday. "We're not cowards. We're the most feared nation on the face of the planet, and we're worried about some radical group, some extremists that prey on the weak? I mean, that's like sheep preying on lions."

The FBI has reportedly warned service members to scrub their social media accounts of any information connecting them with the U.S. military to avoid being targeted by the Islamic State terrorist group, which wants to kill U.S. troops in their homes.

When asked by the website Scout.com about the FBI's warning, Meyer said it would be a "dream come true" if Islamic State terrorists came to visit him.

"Hopefully one of these a**holes actually shows up," Meyer told the website. "They'll definitely get more than they want at my place!"

Meyer later tweeted an invitation to the Islamic State, which is also known as ISIS, to join him at his home for some light reading.

Fellow Marine and Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter retweeted the picture.

Meyer told Military Times that he is confident he would be able to defend himself if the Islamic State took him up on his invitation.

"The wrong people to be targeting in the United States of America is our military, because [they are] the finest men and women on the face of the earth," he said.

But Meyer stressed that he takes the threat to service members seriously and does not want to see the Islamic State show up at any other service members' homes.

"I'm just tired of us as Americans living in fear," he said. "I want people to know: Stand up to this; stand up to these people. I don't want to put anybody else in harm. They can come after me."

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