Just days after the successful raid that killed Osama Bin Laden, details, rumors, and stories began to be passed throughout the media. The media circus that took place began when various individuals, including Vice President Biden, disclosed the identity of the group of courageous men who were doing what they do best; ridding the world of true evil.

All those who identified the assets who conducted this assault should be ashamed. Whether for money, fame, career advancement, or re-election, all motivations are filled with complete dishonor.

The operators within the Special Operations community are a group of silent professionals. They do not seek recognition for their heroic actions, and would prefer to live and operate in secrecy.

SOF personnel have conducted missions, dangerous and heroic missions, that would completely astonish the average person. The details of these events have remained locked in a vault, protected by their secret classification, only to be disclosed after careful consideration that the relevance of details of the mission, due to the passing of time and the outdated nature of the techniques, tactics, and procedures, do not cause harm to our military. Only then should a summary of the events be made available.