27 Feb '17, 11pm

3 investigations look for answers into what happened in raid that led to death of Navy SEAL

3 investigations look for answers into what happened in raid that led to death of Navy SEAL

WASHINGTON -- Three separate military investigations are underway into a raid in Yemen that led to the death of a Navy SEAL, though it could be months before any of them provide insight into what might have gone wrong. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that all three reviews will be conducted by the Department of Defense. During the Jan. 29 raid, which was launched just a week after President Donald Trump took office, Senior Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens was killed, four other U.S. servicemembers were injured and a $75 million Osprey was lost. Owens’ father on Sunday questioned in an interview with the Miami Herald whether the raid had been necessary and demanded the incident be investigated. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said Monday that the three investigations include a 15-6, which is an in-depth but informal military investig...

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