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11 words you probably didn’t know were acronyms

We use acronyms all the time, and in some cases, we don't even realize we're using them. You may not know, for example, that Taser stands for "Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle." Other examples include "radar" and "snafu."

Here’s some of Osama bin Laden’s letters to his favorite son, who was reportedly killed in an operation

In one of the letters, Osama bin Laden urges his son "to leave the region as soon as possible" and go to Karachi, Pakistan.
Navy SEALs are trained in how to battle through extreme sleep deprivation.

Top Navy SEAL commander writes scathing letter saying the force has a problem in the wake of SEAL scandals

Rear Adm. Collin Green wrote a scathing letter to his forces, saying special operators need to shape up in the wake of SEAL scandals.
A Navy SEAL.

A member of SEAL Team 6 has been charged with impersonating multiple people to get nude photos of women

The member of the elite warfighting unit allegedly used a spoofing program to send text messages from fake numbers requesting the photographs.
Navy SEALs

A Navy SEAL in the platoon being kicked out of Iraq for misconduct was reportedly accused of raping a fellow service member

Not only was their alleged drinking, but a senior enlisted member of the platoon allegedly sexually assaulted a woman working with the team.
Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward "Eddie" Gallagher

Trump congratulates Navy SEAL acquitted of murder but found guilty of posing for photos with a dead prisoner

Edward Gallagher thanked the president Wednesday morning for intervening in his case, a move his defense says "made all the difference."
U.S. Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Gallagher leaves court with his wife after the first day of jury selection at the court-martial trial at Naval Base San Diego

A Marine testified that Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher didn’t stab a prisoner of war to death

A US Marine and an Iraqi general testified Thursday that Gallagher did not stab a prisoner of war to death, contradicting testimony by 2 Navy SEALs.
Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward "Eddie" Gallagher

After a shocking turn in a SEAL’s war crimes trial, Navy prosecutors weigh perjury charges against their own witness

Shocking testimony threw a wrench in the prosecution's case, and now they're weighing perjury charges. Experts said they're in a tight spot.
A member assigned to Naval Special Warfare Group 2 conducts military dive operations of the East Coast of the United States

The admiral who oversaw the bin Laden raid says this is one thing Navy SEALs must do

In a recent interview, Bill McRaven said, "SEAL training really doesn't have a lot to do with how big and how strong and how fast you are."

Prosecutors are still going after Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher for murder even though someone else just confessed to the crime

Prosecutors are undermining their own witness, a move legal experts suggest is reckless and sends the wrong message in this unpredictable case.