Navy Seal

SEAL Trainee’s Death Ruled Drowning and Homicide

Seaman James Derek Lovelace, 21, died during his first week of training after he was pulled from a pool exercise Friday in Coronado, California. (U.S. Navy) The San Diego Medical Examiner has concluded that a Navy SEAL, Seaman James Derek Lovelace, 21, drowned during a pool training exercise on May 6 and determined that the death should be considered to…

Navy Reviews Procedures After Three Deaths of SEAL Trainees

The Navy is reviewing procedures for keeping track of trainees who do not make it through the grueling course to become SEALs in the wake of three deaths involving sailors who participated in the last four training classes, military officials said. Two of the deaths involved trainees who had recently not made it through BUDS — Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL —…

US Navy SEAL Killed in Combat by ISIS Forces in Northern Iraq

A U.S. serviceman was killed in Northern Iraq Tuesday by direct fire from ISIS forces that penetrated several miles across Kurdish lines. He was a Navy SEAL, two U.S. officials told ABC News. The announcement of the third U.S. death in combat against ISIS was made by Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who was in Stuttgart, Germany, to attend the change-of-command…

Ex-Navy SEAL Who Says He Killed Bin Laden Charged With DUI

Robert O’Neill abcnews.com HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Montana authorities have filed drunken driving charges against the former Navy SEAL who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden. Butte-Silver Bow County Undersheriff George Skuletich says officers found Robert O’Neill asleep early Friday in a running car parked at a convenience store in his hometown of Butte. Skuletich says…