by Jim Kouri
Clash Daily Guest Contributor
Today, the families, friends and colleagues of 17 Navy SEALs, 5 Navy SEAL support personnel, 5 National Guardsmen, and 3 Air Force members observed the second anniversary of their deaths . Sadly, President Barack Obama and his administration failed to acknowledge the deaths of these warriors and in fact have set up roadblocks to prevent full disclosure of the Taliban ambush, according to several special operations individuals and organizations.
These fallen heroes were killed in-the-line-of-duty in Afghanistan on Aug. 6, 2011 when terrorists with the radical Muslim group the Taliban shot down the U.S. Chinook CH-47 with a rocket propelled grenade killing all of the passengers and helicopter crew members.
Some members of the Navy SEAL teams are suspicious of the Obama administration, according to several sources.
There are many family members and special operations veterans who believe the Taliban terrorists were tipped-off that the U.S. special forces operatives were on their way to a secret location to carryout a classified mission, according to former U.S. Marine and New York police detective, Sid Franes.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on National Security, said he met with the victims’ families about a month ago in what he described as an “emotional” gathering. He is poised to send questions to the Pentagon and may hold hearings on the matter, according to The Hill web site.
The 30 Americans being memorialized today are: