Ret. 1st Sgt. John Lord was awarded the Navy Cross fifty years after leading his platoon through an ambush.
Recreation of Osama Bin Laden Raid
US forces caught Osama Bin Laden on Sunday in Pakistan. America found him by tracking one his most trusted couriers. Bin Laden was living in a compound near Pakistan's military academy. US helicopters converged on the compound around 1:30am. One chopper was damaged, and US forces destroyed it. Twenty-five Navy Seals stormed the compound and killed Bin Laden in a firefight. Facial recognition and DNA testing were used to identify him. His body was taken to Afghanistan, then buried at sea.