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Delta Force Marine awarded
Navy Cross for fight at
CIA annex in Benghazi

WashingtonTimes, by Rowan Scarborough

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/16/2014 4:46:28 AM

In a unique battlefield commendation, a Marine Corps member of Delta Force has been awarded the nation’s second-highest military honor for coming to the defense of Americans last year at a CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya. Delta Force, a counterterrorism unit in the secretive Joint Special Operations Command, has been thought of as a strictly Army outfit. But it does take on qualified commandos from other services. The Washington Times has reported that two Delta Force members were among a seven-person rescue team sent from the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli to Benghazi on the night of Sept. 11, 2012. Their mission:

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Is the citation in support of his medal public record?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Sergeant Major, 8/16/2014 7:35:08 AM     (No. 9967926)

OP, I doubt the award will ever be in the public record. I would be very surprised if Congressional committees would touch this except in a secret committee meeting.
Delta Ops need to be kept secret even after the fact if they are to be a viable force.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/16/2014 8:51:55 AM     (No. 9968017)

Last year?

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