Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Pentagon Identifies Navy SEAL Killed In Afghanistan Rescue Of Colorado Doctor

The New York Daily News offers a piece on the Pentagon's identification of the brave Navy SEAL who died during a daring rescue operation.

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has identified the Navy SEAL killed during the weekend rescue mission in Afghanistan as Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas D. Checque of Monroeville, Pa.
A Defense Department statement says the 28-year-old Checque died of combat-related injuries but gave no further details of the mission. He was among members of SEAL Team Six, which freed an American doctor abducted by the Taliban.

You can read the rest of the piece and watch a CBS News video of John Miller discussing the incident via the below link:


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