Tag: special operations command

This Green Beret earned a Medal of Honor by being everywhere at once during a hellacious Afghan battle

Army Master Sgt. Matthew Williams had other plans for his life. He wanted to join the FBI, and he got a degree in criminal justice. He told Task & Purpose on Tuesday that he jokes that he “never grew up” from the little boy who wanted to be a policeman, or firefighter. But like countless […]

Top Navy admiral upholds sentence for Eddie Gallagher but will let him retire as an E-6

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday upheld the sentence for Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who earlier this year was found not guilty of allegedly killing an ISIS detainee in Iraq, allowing him to retire at a reduced rank of First Class Petty Officer (E6) rather than being automatically reduced to an E1 in accordance with Navy regulations

Navy SEAL-turned-congressman Dan Crenshaw: We need to stay in Afghanistan just like Germany and Japan to prevent the next 9/11

Navy SEAL-turned-congressman Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Tex.) believes the United States should maintain a permanent military presence in Afghanistan not unlike bases in former war zones such as Germany, Japan and South Korea, in order to prevent terrorist groups from plotting the next 9/11-style attack on U.S. soil

‘No further punishment is necessary’ — Eddie Gallagher’s lawyers make their case for clemency to the Navy’s top admiral

Lawyers for former Navy SEAL Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher have told the Navy’s top officer that “no further punishment is necessary” since their client already lost a promotion, Silver Star award, a coveted instructor post, medical treatment for traumatic brain injury, and his own freedom after being incarcerated for more than double the maximum punishment […]

Former Navy SEAL says he went to war to defend a Swedish teenager’s dreams

Self-described American patriot and former Navy SEAL Carl Higbie, perhaps best known for resigning from the Trump administration after it was learned he said racist shit on the radio, wants you to know that he went to war to defend everyone’s dreams. Thank you for your service, Carl. In a tweet on Tuesday, Higbie shared […]