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20 years after the attack on the USS Cole, memories of heroism and loss
“I carried some of my best friends' bodies out of the ship. That was the hardest thing I ever had to do.”
USS Cole bombing testimony
The explosion was sudden, violent, deafening, so intense that 8,500 tons of steel lifted out of the water and crashed back down. The very metal of the ship shimmered and rippled in front of their eyes, remembered survivors. The force of it threw retired Master Chief Sonar Technician Paul Abney out of his chair and sent a shipmate flying over his head. Then, everything went black.
Navy vet who survived USS Cole attack sentenced to federal prison for child sex trafficking conspiracy
A U.S. Navy veteran who survived the 2000 terror attack on the USS Cole in Yemen was sentenced Thursday to more than 10 years in federal prison for offering up a minor to a 71-year-old man for sex in 2017
Supreme Court backs Sudan over Navy sailors in USS Cole bombing lawsuit
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday prevented American sailors injured in the deadly 2000 al Qaeda bombing of the Navy destroyer USS Cole from collecting $314.7 million in damages from the government of Sudan for its alleged role in the attack
Terrorist Who Masterminded USS Cole Bombing Reportedly Killed During Airstrike In Yemen
Jamel Ahmed Mohammed Ali Al-Badawi has long been wanted for planning the bombing plot against the United States Navy destroyer, a strike nearly 20 years ago that left more than a dozen U.S. service members dead and even more injured
The Navy Dodged More Terrible Headlines With McCain Skipper’s Guilty Plea
Now that the destroyer USS John S. McCain’s former commanding officer has pleaded guilty to dereliction of duty, the Navy...
Did Mattis Fire A Guantanamo War Court Overseer For Getting Soft On The 9/11 And USS Cole Cases?
The overseer of the Guantanamo war court who was fired without explanation told the 9/11 trial judge in an affidavit...
Gitmo Judge Sentences Marine General To 21 Days Confinement For Refusing To Follow Orders
The USS Cole case judge Wednesday found the Marine general in charge of war court defense teams guilty of contempt...
The Iranian Navy Is Behaving Like a Bunch Of 12-Year-Old Boys With A Laser Pointer
Rules to live by: Never get involved in a land war in Asia; don’t tweet angry; don’t sell stolen military...