Nicolas Checque

 

 

Age: 28

 

Summary: decorated Navy SEAL first-class petty officer who had recently been cited by U.S. President Barack Obama for heroism as among one of several much-decorated service members assigned in the U.S. Navy's elite SEAL Team 6 special operations unit that shot and killed Islamic terror suspect and fugitive Osama bin Laden inside a private residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 2, 2011.

 

 

Cause of Death: Combat-related injuries sustained in a rescue attempt

 

Born: 1984

 

Died: December 8, 2012

 

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan