Skip to comments.SEAL-spotting becomes local sport in Virginia Beach after bin Laden raid
Posted on 05/13/2011 11:43:15 AM PDT by Meet the New Boss
VIRGINIA BEACH Finding a Navy SEAL in this city should be easy. This is where hundreds of Americas most elite warriors are based. This is where their heroic exploits are celebrated and retold, especially since a team of Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden in a bold raid on the al-Qaeda masterminds Pakistani hideout.
But finding a real, active-duty SEAL in this beach resort not to mention one of the 20 or so members of SEAL Team 6 who swept into bin Ladens compound early this month is like chasing echoes in a fun house.
Its wise not to be too nosy in some places, however, because asking too many questions about the SEALs raises alarms. At Hot Tuna Bar & Grill on Shore Drive, no one on staff wanted to talk with a journalist about their SEAL customers. When a young woman in a bachelorette party started talking about how five or six SEALs had visited the place on Cinco de Mayo, a manager rushed over to expel the reporter.
As if on cue, a couple eavesdropping from the next table butt in. They want to see some press credentials.
Except to say that they are military and have unspecified security clearances, neither the buzz-cut young man nor his date wants to identify themselves. But the young woman, her eyes locked on like radar, suggests that al-Qaeda terrorists might pose as journalists to find out what brand of floor cleaner the restaurant uses, obtain an identical container and fill it with a deadly biological agent.
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Loose lips sink ships.
I thought I saw him having dinner with Heidi Klum last night.
I agree. This link should be deleted.
If AQ does decide to kill some SEALs, chances are they will kill a lot of fake ones. There are 10X more fake SEALs than real ones and the fakes ones love to talk.
I am willing to wager that “finding” a Navy SEAL who doesn’t want to be found would be the finder’s last act on Earth.
>>There are 10X more fake SEALs than real ones and the fakes ones love to talk.<<
After the practical repeal of “Stolen Valor” that may not be all that bad...
LOL. I think you're right.
Sounds like the wanna-be’s and never-were’s are going to find some prime opportunities for picking up chicks this summer.
agree - don’t add to it - DELETE THIS LINK - it’g going out ot the WWW and will pop up in any searchs -
Did y ou stop to think.You
re aiding and abetting.
Just look up at the helos that fly around with guys hanging on a rope or ask some girls at a club.
meet the new boss........join date: April 30, 2011
WAPO is bigger and more well known than FR.
Why would AQ go after SEAL’s when they can go after the innocent and helpless?
A friend of mine is military medical and he says you can spot the SEALs because they don’t look military. Which means you can’t.
ditto. and love your tagline
If it were up to me, I wouldn’t talk to ANY media type.
THEY are not your friends.
OPSEC is your friend...I know that the families receive OPSEC training as well, but they need more protection and care, they do not think OPSEC 24/7 like the SEALs do.
It’s a matter of time before the media gets duped by some clown claiming to be a SEAL team 6 member. Maybe that will shut them up.