Navy SEAL Commander Advised: Get the Hell Out of the Media

Retired general assails commander of Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
1:29 | 02/07/12

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Back blowout. -- now my. Special operators. When. Extracted Saddam from bell blue. We didn't -- Rondo and about it we. Wrong turn on loan from the local commander. And told him playing the race horses. Global -- Rome and he did so. And -- just for. And -- com match dot com. However. It's if you paid admission you -- this. The other guys going -- rated important and you go flying Hannity don't shoot down -- bell helicopter. And -- ever -- materials. Now what did happen both mile roads did die hello let me -- your comment. -- -- I'm not sure how I follow -- up one of the reasons I became a navy seal. Was my sister was dating. A Green beret. So a little known -- And -- and the Green beret actually convinced me. To become a navy seal but the reason I was so infatuated and was because I had seen this movie starring John Wayne. Called Green beret. So fact of the matter is. The -- always been portrayals of -- off. Out of the mainstream media we are in an environment today where reject it away from it is not something that really actively pursue. As I think number the journalists here in the in the audience will confirm. But fact matter is with -- social media being what it is today with the press. And and then 24 hour news cycle it's very difficult to get away from. But not -- you know does the media focus on our successes we have had a few failures and I think having those failures exposed. In the media. Also kind of helps focus our attention helps us do a better job so sometimes -- criticism the critique. The -- the spotlight on us actually makes us better but I take your points -- we don't ever want to get to the point -- are sensitive tactics techniques and procedures. Are open for everybody to take a look at so the next time we come -- on target were exposed. Great point.

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