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Multi-media JournalistIt was a Navy SEALs team that brought down Osama Bin Laden late Sunday night and a local family of a fallen Navy SEAL said they now feel the victory. 32-year-old Neil Roberts was killed after he fell from his chopper in Afghanistan right into a mob of...
Tags: Defense, Al-Qaeda, Guerrilla Activity, Afghanistan, Armed Forces
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSobered after his first combat rescue mission in Afghanistan, Senior Airman Jason Cunningham wrote his wife a letter, preparing her for the worst. He apologized for not always being the best husband and for the hardships she would face if he died. "I...
Tags: Health, Injuries and Wounds, Georgia, Defense, U.S. Navy
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNeil Roberts grew up in this dusty Central Valley town, spending his teen years immersed in wrestling and rock 'n' roll before finding a niche as a Navy SEAL. Airman Jason Cunningham was reared in New Mexico, but he called Camarillo home. He spent...
Tags: Sacramento, Family, Texas, World War II (1939-1945), Wrestling
Chicago Tribune Washington BureauThe Pentagon said Wednesday that it would dispatch more American troops and increase firepower in the mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan where U.S. forces remained entrenched for the fifth day of an intense ground war with resilient Taliban and...
May 2, 2011 |Story| WPMT-LTV
Mar 24, 2002 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 6, 2002 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 7, 2002 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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