- Bill McRaven, a former US Navy SEAL admiral, praised the courage and drive of students who survived the deadly school shooting in Florida.
- McRaven said he “learned to respect and admire their personal courage” of students who have become outspoken advocates of gun control after the tragedy.
- While US politicians have remained deadlocked on gun control for years as gun violence reaches epidemic levels, McRaven said: “We adults can learn a lot from” the students.
Former US Navy SEAL Admiral Bill McRaven praised the young US citizens who marched for justice in the wake of a tragic school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead.
McRaven is the former commander of the US Special Operations Command and helped plan the 2011 raid on Osama Bin Laden.