31 Aug '12, 10pm
DoD censures author of "No Easy Day," may pursue legal "remedies." via @MAJMikeLyons @jimdao
Pentagon Censures Ex-Navy Seal Following Non-disclosure Breach By Amaani Lyle American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2012 The Defense Department has sent an advisory letter of material breach and non-disclosure violation to a former Navy Seal who authored a book about his participation in the Osama bin Laden raid, Pentagon officials said here today. In the book “No Easy Day,” the author, using the pen name “Mark Owen,” divulges information Navy SEALs used during the raid, which Pentagon officials said may contain classified information, putting military members at risk in future operations. “The letter … is intended to put on record our very serious concerns about what we believe was a material breach of [a] non-disclosure agreement with the Department of Defense,” Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. “We take these agreements and we take our obligati...