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Media Mention May 22, 2019

'He was a human tape measure': Ex-Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden says they confirmed his identity by asking a 6'2' sniper to lay down next to his body because they knew how tall the 9/11 mastermind was

The former Navy SEAL credited with killing Osama bin Laden said that his commander asked a fellow sniper who was nearly as tall as the 6-foot-4-inch al-Qaeda leader to lie down next to his corpse in order to make sure they got the right guy. Rob O’Neill, the decorated special forces soldier who shot bin Laden during the raid on his Abottabad, Pakistan compound in May 2011, confirmed the account first given by Navy Adm. William McRaven (Ret.). During an appearance on Fox Business Network, McRaven recalled the immediate aftermath of the Bin Laden raid.

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Media Mention May 22, 2019

Retired Navy SEAL who led raid that killed Osama bin Laden tells Fox News Trump ‘needs to be very careful’ about pardoning accused war criminals

Retired U.S. Navy Adm. William H. McRaven, during a Fox News interview on Tuesday, warned that Trump should proceed with caution when it comes to military veterans who have been accused or convicted of war crimes.

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Media Mention May 21, 2019

Adm. William McRaven tells spellbinding ‘Sea Stories’

Sea stories are the tales that sailors and adventurers love to tell and retell as buddies gather over a bottle or two. In his new book, out May 21, Adm. William McRaven shares some good ones from his 37 years as a Navy SEAL and anti-terrorist commander.

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Media Mention May 21, 2019

Trump doesn’t want a war with Iran, Admiral William McRaven says

Retired U.S. Navy Adm. William McRaven tells FOX Business he isn’t too concerned about the counter threats from the Islamic Republic of Iran. "The president doesn’t want to go to war in Iran and the Iranians, absolutely, don’t want to go to war with us,' he said during an interview on Cavuto: Coast-to-Coast May 21. 'Both sides are being probably too provocative at this point in time."

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Media Mention May 21, 2019

Adm. William McRaven: ‘In spite of all I’ve seen, I have great hope for the future’

Retired United States Navy Adm. William McRaven joins Nicolle Wallace to discuss the issues facing those serving in the military under Trump, what he thinks of former Defense Secretary Mattis’ resignation, and his new book “Sea Stories: My life in Special Operations.”

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Media Mention May 21, 2019

Retired Navy SEAL who oversaw the 2011 Osama bin Laden raid says Trump 'needs to be very careful' about pardoning service members accused of war crimes

Retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven, a former Navy SEAL who oversaw the Osama bin Laden raid in 2011, said President Donald Trump "needs to be very careful" about presidential pardons for US service members accused of war crimes.

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Media Mention May 20, 2019

Adm. William McRaven cautions Trump on prospective pardons

Retired four-star Navy Adm. William McRaven, one of America's most decorated military leaders, on May 20 cautioned President Donald Trump upon the news that the president is signaling that he's looking to pardon soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes.

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Media Mention May 20, 2019

Anyone who calls millennials 'soft' has never seen them fight in Afghanistan, says the Navy SEAL admiral who oversaw the bin Laden raid

For many people, millennials are seen as super-entitled, self-involved, over-sensitive snowflakes who don't have the brains or brawn to, among other noble callings, serve as the next great generation of American warfighters. Retired Navy Adm. William H. McRaven is here to tell you that you have no idea what you're talking about.

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Media Mention May 20, 2019

Retired Adm. William McRaven on Osama bin Laden raid, 'fabulous' millennial generation

America’s Special Operations Forces are usually top secret, but a new book sheds light on some of their most daring missions. Retired Four Star Navy Adm. William McRaven is one of the most decorated military leaders who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that led to the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. McRaven joined "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new book, "Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations."

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Media Mention May 20, 2019

Retired admiral who led raid that killed bin Laden cautions Trump on pardoning servicemen

The admiral who led the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden cautioned President Trump May 20 about pardoning members of the military accused or convicted of war crimes.

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