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Navy SEAL Killed During Hostage Rescue Received Navy Cross | Military.com

Navy SEAL Killed During Hostage Rescue Received Navy Cross | Military.com

Monday’s Medal of Honor ceremony highlighted the heroism of Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers, but it also brought new attention to the valor displayed by a fellow SEAL who sacrificed his life in the same hostage rescue mission that earned Byers the Medal of Honor.

During remarks at Byers’ medal presentation, President Barack Obama revealed that Petty Officer First Class Nicolas Checque…

Source: Navy SEAL Killed During Hostage Rescue Received Navy Cross | Military.com