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    Fabled SEAL Team 6 ends hunt for bin Laden...........


    WASHINGTON -- Osama bin Laden's death in a ripped-from-a-spy-thriller helicopter raid and firefight gives a storied unit of U.S. special operations forces bragging rights for what has become the most famous covert operation since the Sept. 11 attacks launched on bin Laden's orders.

    The unit, called Navy SEAL Team Six, probably won't claim the credit publicly, however.

    U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, say units from SEAL Team Six dropped into bin Laden's high-walled compound in Pakistan early Monday morning, sliding down ropes in the pre-dawn dark. The military won't confirm which unit carried out the attack.

    Fabled SEAL Team 6 ends hunt for bin Laden - Forbes.com
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    There is no Seal Team 6.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    There is no Seal Team 6.
    Absolutely right, there is no Seal Team 6.
    I'm your huckleberry...

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    Don't have much luck with helicopters must have been taking advice from DELTA on that.
    "all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing" Edmund Burke.
    "the world is a dangerous place place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who do not do anything about it" Albert Einstein

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    From Wikipedia:

    "SEAL Team 6 was dissolved in 1987. The operators of SEAL Team Six established the United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group, also known as DEVGRU. While DEVGRU is administratively supported by Naval Special Warfare Command, they are operationally under the command of the Joint Special Operations Command."

    I do recall seeing that they said that DEVGRU carried out the mission, makes sense given the above. Maybe they're still referred to as Team 6 internally. Either way, these guys are most likely the top-shelf folks if they're segregated like that within the structure of such an elite group to begin with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    There is no Seal Team 6.
    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    Absolutely right, there is no Seal Team 6.




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    Actually, there is no DEVGRU any more either.
    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

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    Aaah. Secret-squirrel double-secret probation. Roger.

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    They change the names any time the old one gets too widely known.

    Same thing with Delta.

    Same people, new acronym.
    I'm your huckleberry...

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    I dont care if they are called Captain Crunch and the Funky Bunch. I'm just glad they killed Bin Laden!!
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