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  • Navy SEAL who killed Osama identified: Meet the SEAL who blew away bin Laden
    Navy SEAL who killed Osama identified: Meet the SEAL who blew away bin Laden
    The Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden has finally been identified – the al-Qaeda leader killer has come forward to reveal his himself. On May 2, 2011, SEAL Team Six member Rob O’Neill, along with nearly two dozen other men, raided...
  • Sea lion
    Seals, not the Santa Maria, first brought tuberculosis to America
    It has long been thought that Europeans brought tuberculosis with them into the Americas when searching for land. However, new research suggests that tuberculosis had made its arrival long before Christopher Columbus set foot in the New World...
  • Woman in seal pool
    Woman in seal pool: Bikini-clad woman sneaks into seal pool for photo op
    A woman evidently craving some excitement was caught sneaking into a seal pool at a Berlin zoo. Her after-hour dip into the seal enclosure was caught by zoo staffers, but the woman and a man, who was poolside snapping pics of her and her romp with...
  • Kill or be killed: Operation Red Wings and the ROE
    Kill or be killed: Operation Red Wings and the ROE
    On June 28th, 2005, four US Navy SEALs were on a mission to put eyes on known terrorist Ahmad Shah in the shale-strewn mountains of the Hindu Kush. During the op, which had immediately presented a number of issues, including lack of concealment...
  • They walk among us: what does your child know about real-life heroes?
    They walk among us: what does your child know about real-life heroes?
    Our Hollywood hero is doing laps around a racetrack when the villain appears, and the battle is on. And just when movie-goers are catching their collective breaths, expecting the worst, the hero’s love interest – who, yes, has found...
  • Reality check: Marcus Luttrell's Afghan friend Mohammed Gulab won't seek asylum
    Reality check: Marcus Luttrell's Afghan friend Mohammed Gulab won't seek asylum
    Nine years ago during this approaching final weekend of June, 2014, a tenacious SEAL with the apparent gift of unswerving stubbornness and iron willpower tumbled a thousand feet down the side of a mountain in the Hindu Kush – again. He&rsquo...
  • Our sacred Honor: men of Honor, the endangered species
    Our sacred Honor: men of Honor, the endangered species
    The pledge was made on their sacred honor. Although one man initially penned the declaration, fifty-six signed: “…we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.” And thus the Declaration of...
  • Stuff of legends: the frogmen of D-Day's Operation Neptune
    Stuff of legends: the frogmen of D-Day's Operation Neptune
    On June 6, 1944, Allied Forces had successfully pulled off one of the greatest hoaxes in military history: hiding the day of and methods for the invasion of Normandy. D-Day, which stood for Day-Day in reference to the date being unknown, has come...
  • The Trident: PO2 (SEAL) Michael Monsoor
    The Trident: PO2 (SEAL) Michael Monsoor
    “Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13, KJVActs of heroism and valor are seen more frequently in the soldier, sailor, and Marine, than anywhere else in the human world. For many ...
  • Presidential AWOL: where was Obama during the eight-hour-long Benghazi attacks?
    Presidential AWOL: where was Obama during the eight-hour-long Benghazi attacks?
    On the morning of September 11, 2001, tragedy and atrocity struck in the form of a terrorist attack on American soil. Informed of the attack during the reading of a book somewhat ironically titled The Pet Goat, then-President George W. Bush took...
  • Killed in inaction: how today's ROE are endangering troops
    Killed in inaction: how today's ROE are endangering troops
    It’s two in the morning and you’re woken by the crash of falling glass. Without hesitation, you grab your firearm and move to investigate. On the stairs, you see a man and recognize him: he is wanted for the slaughter of countless...
  • Hiking in San Diego: La Jolla Cove
    Hiking in San Diego: La Jolla Cove
    The La Jolla Coast walk trail is about 2 miles and covers La Jolla Shores and La Jolla Cove. Park along Coast Blvdnear the Cave Store, then walk North for the beach and South for the cove. Both have spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, but the...
  • La Jolla Cove with cormorants
    Foul smell returns to La Jolla
    Just a few months after city workers cleaned up bird poop along the cliffs of La Jolla Cove, the smell has returned. But, this time, it’s not the birds but the seals that are the culprit. Last June, 2013, the City of San Diego paid a private...
  • Navy SEALs Somalia: SEAL Team Six members abort mission after 20-minute gunfire
    Navy SEALs Somalia: SEAL Team Six aborts mission after 15-minute firefight
    Navy SEALs in Somalia had to abort their mission after a 15-20 minute firefight when the SEAL Team Six members encountered a much fiercer resistance than expected. The Navy SEALs members of SEAL Team Six consisted of the same unit “that...
  • The federal government has excluded an endangered species listing for the ribbon seals that relies on sea ice for molting and reproducing.
    Feds reject endangered species listing for ribbon seals
    The federal government has excluded an endangered species listing for the ribbon seals that relies on sea ice for reproducing and molting.Despite evidence that its habitat is impacted by climate change, the National Marine Fisheries Service...