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Transgender Woman Reveals She Served As A Navy SEAL For 20 Years

 

 

” A retired Navy SEAL is poised to blow the doors off the military’s policy on transgender people.

Kristen Beck was a member of the most elite special operations unit in the world — SEAL Team 6. She deployed 13 times. She earned a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. She served in the same unit that killed Osama bin Laden.

Shortly before the bin Laden raid, in early 2011, she retired as a senior chief petty officer after serving 20 years.

Her name was Chris Beck back then. In a memoir that promises to change the way we think about transgender people and their service in the military, Beck, who is active on Twitter, writes about how she came to the realization that she was meant to live life as a woman.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And Thank You From A Grateful Nation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: We honor, twenty-eight-year-old US Navy SEAL Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas D. Checque who gave of his life yesterday so that another American he and his team were saving from the hands of terrorists in Afghanistan, could live in freedom. His life and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

US Navy SEAL Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas D. Checque

 

” We honor, twenty-eight-year-old US Navy SEAL Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas D. Checque who gave of his life yesterday so that another American he and his team were saving from the hands of terrorists in Afghanistan, could live in freedom. His life and sacrifice will never be forgotten.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pentagon Identifies Highly Decorated SEAL Killed During Hostage Rescue

 

 

 

 ” The U.S. Navy SEAL killed on Sunday during a hostage rescue operation in Afghanistan is Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas D. Checque, 28, a decorated combat veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Monday.

Checque was a member of SEAL Team Six, the special operations unit that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan last year, though it was not immediately clear if he took part in that raid.

Checque, who was from Monroeville, Pa., and stationed in Virginia Beach, Va., joined the military in 2002, and has been part of Naval Special Warfare Command since 2008, according to the DoD.

He was awarded a Bronze Star and two other awards for combat valor. “