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SOF Weekly Newsletter - 2 May, 2011 to 6 May, 2011

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OSAMA BIN LADEN KILLED!
Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden in a firefight in a Pakistani city Sunday night.
http://www.sofmag.com/us-kills-bin-laden-intelligence-driven-operation

AL-QAEDA CONFIRMS BIN LADEN DEAD
Al-Qaeda admitted today that Osama bin Laden had been killed in a raid by Navy SEALs.
http://www.sofmag.com/al-qaida-confirms-bin-laden-death

CELEBRATION OF BIN LADEN'S DEATH
Video of New York City residents celebrating the news of Osama bin Laden's death at the hands of Navy SEALs.
http://www.sofmag.com/nyc-celebrates-bin-ladens-death

BIN LADEN SLEEPS WITH FISHES
Osama bin Laden was buried at sea the day after the firefight in which he was killed.
http://www.sofmag.com/bin-laden-buried-sea

NEW PURPLE HEART GUIDELINES
The Army issued new guidelines for issuing the Purple Heart.
http://www.sofmag.com/army-clarifies-award-purple-heart-concussion

LARGE CACHE DISCOVERED IN MEXICO
An anonymous tip lead Mexican police to discover a large cache of weapons in Ciduad Juarez.
http://www.sofmag.com/mexican-police-discover-large-weapons-cache

LAPIERRE DEMANDS HOLDER OUSTER
NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre called for Eric Holder's ouster over the ATF's Project Gunrunner.
http://www.sofmag.com/lapierre-says-holder-should-go

SPECIAL FORCES WHACK 7
Special Forces whacked seven insurgents in two operations in Kandahar province.
http://www.sofmag.com/special-forces-remove-7-insurgents-ieds-kandahar

DRAMATIC RESCUE
Video of Missouri National Guard personnel carrying out a dramatic rescue of an elderly woman.
http://www.sofmag.com/citizen-soldiers-rescue-woman-dramatic-flood-video

RKB CHECKS OUT AN AR-15
Video of RKB checking out a long-range AR-15 rifle.
http://www.sofmag.com/rkb-checks-out-long-range-ar-15

HERO GETS OVERDUE RECOGNITION
A hero believed dead for decades was not only alive, but lived to receive the Distinguished Service Cross.
http://www.sofmag.com/captain-presumed-dead-comrades-alive-recognized-he...

ENGAGEMENT IN GHANZI
Coalition forces engaged insurgents in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.
http://www.sofmag.com/coalition-forces-engage-armed-individuals-ghazni

GUNRUNNER DEVELOPMENTS
News on Project Gunrunner broke big on Wednesday, as Representative Issa and Senator Grassley confronted Eric Holder, and CBS News received documents.
http://www.sofmag.com/wednesday-two-fer-gunrunner