Monday, February 11, 2013

What's the story on the Navy SEAL who shot Osama?

English: Navy SEAL
English: Navy SEAL (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
A Huffington Post story says he has been released from active duty, losing his health care and any hope of a 20-year pension:

HP seems to be relying on a story published recently in Esquire Magazine:

Meanwhile, his comrade in arms, writing under the pseudonym Mark Owen, has a book out on the mission:

And it's no. 9 on the NY Times Non-fiction, hardcover bestseller list.

Are we seeing sad and dangerous fissures in the elite SEAL infrastructure?  Are the SEALs becoming too famous for their own good?  Will fame and fortune be their downfall?

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