SEAL Team Six
Flags are flying at half-staff today for a local Navy SEAL who was killed during a rescue mission in Afghanistan.
Bill Rehkopf was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA’s Afternoon News by Don Rehkopf, a retired Lt. Col. U.S. Air Force Reserve JAG.
Navy SEAL Nicholas Checque, 28, who was killed over the weekend while taking part in the rescue of a hostage in Afghanistan, was the third serviceman who graduated from Norwin High School to die from enemy fire in either Iraq of Afghanistan, since 2007.
The Pentagon says a Navy SEAL from Monroeville was killed during a rescue mission in Afghanistan that freed an American doctor abducted by the Taliban.