Members of Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden finally go to vote, Monday (11/2). In an interview with Esquire magazine, he told me that that night he shot the al Qaeda leader three times. Commando, he also expressed concerns related to the financial problems experienced now as civilians who are unemployed.
Members of Navy SEAL's anonymity in a long profile of Esquire magazine, but he revealed his role in a daring raid in May 2011 for the first time, as well as concerns related to security that he felt his family.
"He looked confused, and higher than I expected," said a member of SEAL is about Osama.
When Navy SEAL commandos arrived in the dark of night on the third floor of the hideout of Osama, Al Qaeda leader's hand holding his youngest wife's shoulder, "pushing her forward" and there was an AK-47 nearby. "I do not know if he (she) got a bullet-proof vest and he was encouraged to become a martyr for them both. He (Osama) had a weapon within reach. He is a threat. I had to do a shot in the head so he did not have a chance to blew himself up, "said the commando's.
"In a flash, I shot him twice in the forehead. Bap! Bap! In the second shot, he collapsed. He collapsed to the floor in front of his bed and I shot him again. Bap! In the same place," he said.
"He's dead. Tak move. Tongue sticking out."
Esquire article, which was dubbed commando who was not named as "The Shooter (the shooter)," focuses on the plight of Navy SEALs as heroes anonymously without pensions, health insurance, or additional security for his family. The article was titled, "The Man Who Killed Osama bin Laden ... is Screwed".
Profile length in the magazine came after a member of the Navy SEAL others who participated in the attack, Matt Bissonnette, published a book titled No Easy Day, last year. The book angered Pentagon officials. They accused Bissonnette breaking promises not to disclose confidential information.
Esquire article that confirms some previous reports, including a report in No Easy Day, which describes when Osama was severely injured and collapsed on the floor, and the other SEAL members shot him repeatedly in the chest and legs.
According to Esquire, Osama deadly attack just 15 seconds. But the terrifying moment came, when the "shooter" to know that one of the Black Hawk helicopters used in the raid crashed in the complex.
"We'll never get out of here now," he said. "I think we should steal a car and go to Islamabad for another option is to stay and wait for the Pakistani military appears .... That's when I worry."
After the attack, returning to a base in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, "the shooter" brings a female CIA officer, who is now famous by the Hollywood film Zero Dark Thirty, to see the corpse of Osama. "We looked and I asked, 'Is that guy (that) you (look)?" She (the woman) cry.
"That's when I spend my clips from my gun and gave it to her as a souvenir. There were 27 bullets left in it. 'I hope you have room in your backpack for this.' That was the last time I saw her. " CIA agent, described in the film earned an Oscar nomination as the tireless and dedicated, confident that bin Laden was in the Abbottabad compound.
Although a Navy SEAL was called some of the details in the film are unrealistic, he said that it was a CIA agent character sets correctly. "They made him a formidable woman," he said.
He expressed no SEALs were killed or wounded in the attack. But in the summer of 2012, after retiring from the military, he was so afraid of the possibility of a revenge attack linked to his family and how he will live as a civilian. He has taught his wife and children anaknnya about what to do if the intruder enters their home. She is ready to use assault rifles against the intruders.
Since he left the Navy after 16 years of duty, he was not eligible for retirement. The pension fund is only given to those who served in the Navy at least 20 years old. "He has given so much to his country, and now he was left in the dust," she said.
"I felt no support, not only for my family but for other families in the community. I honestly, do not have a person to where I can go, or talk about it. I also do not feel my husband has got a lot to what he accomplished in his career, "added his wife.
A friend and fellow commando, a Navy SEAL, said he was also concerned with his income after retirement. Ironically, he said, his family would be better off financially if he died in battle. "I agree that civilian life was scary, and I have a family to care for. Vast majority of us do not have anything to give to the community. Us
gsccould track and kill enemies very well, but that's it," he said.