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Trial Witness: Navy SEAL
Chief Didn't Kill Captive—I Did
Jun 21, 2019 6:42 AM CDT
Trial Witness: Navy SEAL Chief Didn't Kill Captive—I Did
Prosecutors don't buy argument from medic
- A Navy SEAL medic said at a court martial Thursday that it was he who killed a captured ISIS fighter in Iraq in 2017—not Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, who is accused of the murder . After Gallagher stabbed the teen, causing what Special Operator First Class Corey Scott testified...
Prosecutor Abruptly Pulled
From Navy SEAL's Murder Case
Jun 4, 2019 3:16 AM CDT
Prosecutor Abruptly Pulled From Navy SEAL's Murder Case
He was accused of spying on defense lawyers
- A military judge took the rare step Monday to remove a prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Capt. Aaron Rugh ordered the lead prosecutor removed from the case of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after defense lawyers accused the prosecution of spying...
He Also Did
the 'Bad Thing'
May 27, 2019 2:33 PM CDT
Lawmaker Says He Also Did the 'Bad Thing' Gallagher Did
Duncan Hunter was deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan
- Rep. Duncan Hunter has argued for pardoning Navy SEAL chief Edward Gallagher, who faces charges including murder for a stabbing death in Iraq in 2017. Hunter added a new defense of Gallagher at an event Saturday in California. "Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty of too—...
Trump Doubles Down
on bin Laden Assertion
Nov 19, 2018 1:47 PM CST
Trump Doubles Down on bin Laden Assertion
After comments on William McRaven, says 'of course' we should have gotten him earlier
- Adm. William H. McRaven is a distinguished retired Navy SEAL and special ops commander who led the raids that led to the capture of Saddam Hussein and the death of Osama bin Laden. President Trump, however, dismissed McRaven in his interview Sunday with Fox News as an "Obama backer"...
Troubling Details Emerge
in Hearing of Navy SEAL
Nov 16, 2018 5:28 PM CST
Troubling Details Emerge in Hearing of Navy SEAL
Edward Gallagher is accused of brutal war crimes
- Two portraits of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are emerging. In one, the highly decorated Navy SEAL is a coolheaded leader, medic, and sniper, who as his wife tells the
New York Times
, “is that guy who runs into the burning building when other people are running out.”...
SEALs, Marines Charged With
Murder in Death of Green Beret
Nov 15, 2018 7:28 PM CST
SEALs, Marines Charged With Murder in Death of Green Beret
They reportedly plotted to haze Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar, leading to his death
- Four members of the US armed forces are facing a slew of charges in connection with the 2017 death of an Army Green Beret in the African nation of Mali. Among the charges leveled against Petty Officer Anthony E. DeDolph and Chief Petty Officer Adam C. Matthews, both members of...
Gitmo Terror Suspect Gets
'Least Qualified' Lawyer
Feb 6, 2018 12:53 PM CST
Gitmo Terror Suspect Gets 'Least Qualified' Lawyer
But Alaric Piette says he didn't have a choice after terror suspect al-Nashiri's legal team quit
- Navy Lt. Alaric Piette acknowledges the "contradiction" of his latest role: to defend a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of terrorism and who just a few years back would've been one of Piette's targets. "On another day, I could have easily taken my client out," Piette...
America Has a
Dec 11, 2017 9:25 AM CST
America Has a New 'Governator'
Eric Greitens of Missouri is a former Navy SEAL who doesn't mind touting his physical feats
- Rappelling into a bull-riding rodeo event, crawling through dirt in a SWAT obstacle course, and entering a burning building with firefighters. These could be action movie stunts by Arnold Schwarzenegger, but they were all done by another governor earning a reputation for public displays of physical prowess: Eric Greitens of...
Report: Green Beret Killed
After Spotting SEALs' Scheme
in case you missed it
Nov 18, 2017 3:15 PM CST
Report: Green Beret Killed After Spotting SEALs' Scheme
Logan Melgar found cash that was supposed to go to informants, reports Daily Beast
- A jarring story emerged last month about US special operations forces: Two Navy SEALs are under investigation in the death of an Army Green Beret in the African nation of Mali. Details on a potential motive have been scant, but the Daily Beast has talked to five special-ops sources to...
Study Session Slapping Game
Puts SEAL Candidate in Coma
Nov 12, 2017 6:30 AM CST
Study Session Slapping Game Puts SEAL Candidate in Coma
Navy is investigating the October incident
- The Navy is investigating a slapping incident near San Diego that left a SEAL candidate in a coma, the AP reports. The
San Diego Union-Tribune
reports that the candidate was injured on Oct. 12 during a study session at the Naval Special Warfare training complex in Coronado. The paper says...
5 Years After Attack,
SEALs Bust Benghazi Suspect
Oct 31, 2017 7:01 AM CDT
5 Years After Attack, SEALs Bust Benghazi Suspect
Libyan national is headed to federal court in DC
- US special operations forces captured a militant in Libya accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks in a high-stakes operation designed to bring the perpetrators to justice five years later, reports the AP . President Trump on Monday identified the militant as Mustafa al-Imam and said his capture...
Jul 21, 2017 11:38 AM CDT
First Female SEAL Candidate Is Here
She must still get through difficult training
- A big first for the US Navy: The branch has its female SEAL candidate. A second woman is a candidate to become a special warfare combatant crewman, another elite special operations job previously open only to men. "They are the first candidates that have made it this far in...
Navy SEAL Plunges to His
Death During Demonstration
May 29, 2017 2:03 AM CDT
Navy SEAL Plunges to His Death During Demonstration
SEAL's parachute failed to open
- In the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, a Navy SEAL fell to his death Sunday after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River. The accident occurred a few minutes after noon near Liberty State Park, a large New Jersey park across from...
Killed in Somalia
Was 15-Year Vet,
May 6, 2017 3:53 PM CDT
Navy SEAL Killed in Somalia Was 15-Year Vet, Track Star
Kyle Milliken was killed during a firefight Thursday in Somalia
- The Department of Defense has identified the Navy SEAL killed Thursday in Somalia as 38-year-old Kyle Milliken, a senior chief special warfare operator from Maine, CBS News reports. According to NBC News , Milliken joined the Navy in 2002 and was a member of SEAL Team Six. He earned four Bronze...
Navy SEAL Killed
in Somalia Raid
May 5, 2017 10:56 AM CDT
Navy SEAL Killed in Somalia Raid
2 others hurt in battle with al-Shabab fighters
- A Navy SEAL was killed and two other US service members were wounded in an attack on al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabab in Somalia on Thursday, say US officials. US Africa Command says the casualties—including what is believed to be the first combat death of a US soldier in the country...
Navy SEAL Arrested on Child
Porn, Molestation Charges
Apr 22, 2017 3:23 PM CDT
Navy SEAL Arrested on Child Porn, Molestation Charges
Gregory Seerden was being investigated on suspicion of rape
- A Navy SEAL has been arrested after authorities say they found 78 images of apparent child pornography on his phone, including videos of the SEAL molesting a young girl while she slept, the
reports. According to the AP , Petty Officer 1st Class Gregory Seerden was arrested April 3 in...
Slain SEAL's Dad
Refused to Meet Trump
Feb 26, 2017 11:47 AM CST
Slain SEAL's Dad Refused to Meet Trump
'I'm sorry, I don't want to see him'
- When Bill Owens went to collect the body of his son at Dover Air Force Base, he found out that the president of the United States was also on his way to pay his respects as the casket of Chief Special Warfare Officer William "Ryan" Owens was unloaded. But...
Sep 9, 2016 6:03 AM CDT
SEAL Rescuers Just Missed Western Hostages
They were looking for professors kidnapped in Kabul
- Navy SEALs attempted one of the daring rescues they're famous for after the kidnapping of an American and an Australian in Kabul last month—but officials say they missed the men by what was probably just hours. Officials tell the
New York Times
that seven insurgents were killed in...
Death of Navy SEAL Trainee
Ruled a Homicide
Jul 6, 2016 6:20 PM CDT
Death of Navy SEAL Trainee Ruled a Homicide
Autopsy report finds James Lovelace was dunked multiple times by an instructor
- A medical examiner ruled the death of a Navy SEAL trainee a homicide, saying his instructor repeatedly dunked him during a pool exercise while the 21-year-old was struggling, the AP reports. The homicide ruling on the May 6 drowning of James Lovelace raises questions about the safety of the grueling...
His War Record
May 25, 2016 12:42 PM CDT
Report: 'American Sniper' Exaggerated His War Record
The Intercept finds discrepancies in account of Chris Kyle
- Chris Kyle of
fame was a Navy SEAL who acted heroically in combat. That part isn't in dispute. He just didn't act
heroically as he claimed in his best-selling book, according to a report at the Intercept . In the book, which was made into a...
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