Chief Special Warfare Operator Charles Keating IV was killed during a firefight with ISIS forces in May 2016. He was part of a quick reaction force (QRF) that was trying to rescue a joint American-Kurdish force that came under attack by scores of ISIS fighters. For his heroism in the battle, SOC Keating received the Navy Cross, the Navy’s second-hight award for valor under fire.

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