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Afghan Man Threatened After Saving Navy SEAL

Monday, June 30, 2014

An Afghan villager who risked his life to rescue Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, a man immortalized in the film "Lone Survivor" starring Mark Wahlberg, is now being hunted by the Taliban and is desperate for help.

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Making the Modern SEAL Warrior

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Lieutenant Commander Rorke Denver talks about training the men who become Navy SEALs—which he calls the most creative problem solvers on the modern battlefield, ideal warriors for the kinds of wars America is fighting now. Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior takes readers inside his personal story and the demanding SEAL training program he now oversees. 

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NYU President John Sexton, Training Navy SEALs, and Education in America

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

John Sexton, president of NYU, explains why baseball is more than a game.  Lieutenant Commander Rorke Denver talks about training Navy SEALs. Jamie Quatro discusses her debut collection of stories, in I Want to Show You More. And Sarah Carr discusses education in 21st-century America and in New Orleans.


Connecticut Navy SEAL Among Troops Killed in Afghanistan

Thursday, August 11, 2011

A Connecticut man was among 30 American troops who died in Afghanistan over the weekend in what officials described as the deadliest single day for U.S. forces in the nearly 10-year-old war.