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'It's better to die a hero than live a coward': Father of Navy SEAL who died in Benghazi raid launches blistering attack on Obama

'It's better to die a hero than live a coward': Father of Navy SEAL who died in Benghazi raid launches blistering attack on Obama. Charles Woods, father of SEAL Tyrone, sharply criticises President

Loretta Perfectus Walsh (22 Apr 1896 - 6 Aug 1925) became the first American active-duty Navy woman, and the first woman allowed to serve as a woman, in any of the U.S. armed forces other than as a nurse, when she enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserves in 1917. 12 days later, WWI was declared. She became the first woman Navy Petty Officer, Chief Yeoman, and was the first of 13,000 yeoman females entitled to receive the same military pay and benefits.

A GREAT HEROE... Navy PO1. Nicolas D. Checque, 28, of Monroeville, Pennsylvania. Died December 8, 2012, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to SEAL Team Six, an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died near Kabul, Afghanistan, of combat related injuries during a successful raid to free Dr. Dilip Joseph of Colorado who was being held captive by the Taliban.