According to the Department of Defense, the Navy SEAL killed during an operation against al-Shabaab on May 5 was Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken, 38, of Falmouth, Maine. Milliken was killed  in a remote area approximately 40 miles west of Mogadishu, Somalia. Three other Navy SEALs were wounded in the assault.

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You can read more about the raid below:

Raid in Somalia that claimed a Navy SEAL’s life, likely conducted by SEAL Team 6

UPDATE: U.S. Special Operations Forces soldier killed, 2 wounded in battle with terror group al-Shabaab in Somalia

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