Bin Laden’s shooter gets no pension or protection

The Navy SEAL who shot and killed Osama bin Laden…

The Navy SEAL who shot and killed Osama bin Laden is having a tough time adjusting to civilian life. He left the military after 16 years of service and now has no pension, no protection for his family, a crumbling marriage and inadequate health care.

In fact, he seems more scared now than he was when he eliminated the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks.

According to a heart-wrenching story in Esquire, the shooter — whose identity is withheld — suffers from a variety of physical and psychological ailments from his career in the Navy. They include blown disks, arthritis, tendinitis, eye damage and scar tissue.

But perhaps more painful than the physical degradation is his feeling that the federal government abandoned him after his heroic act.

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  • Matt in Oklahoma

    E he didnt finish the 20 so no pension. Sucks but everyone knows the score going in and despite cheers, car stickers and flags ya know anything outside of some minute tangible storebought item, real support doesnt exist and our time is meaningless.
    I’d still do it again but i’d be alot smarter about it and not count on anyone. Cost me house to learn my lesson about “support” promises “when ya get out”

  • Mike

    “Heart-wrenching story in Esquire.” Why would you even reference such an un-credible source in your own article?

  • E

    I was under the impression that military personnel did have a (weak at best) retirement pension? Regardless, it’s these patriots that we should be taking care of and not the lazy welfare collecting bottomfeeders that the liberals seem to caudle to win re elections! It just goes to show you how this government cares about the important things!