Man who shot Osama bin Laden not repentant but in huge money trouble
According to the Esquire article, the whole confrontation with Bin Laden takes only 15 seconds. But the most harrowing moment came earlier, when the "shooter" learned that one of the stealthy Black Hawk helicopters in the raid has crash-landed at the compound. "We're never getting out of here now," he says. "I thought we'd have to steal cars and drive to Islamabad. Because the other option was to stick around and wait for the Pakistani military to show up... That's when I got concerned."
After the operation is over, he revels in the raid's success in which no SEALs were killed or wounded. But by the summer of 2012, after retiring from the military, he is nervous about potential revenge attacks on his family and how he would make a living as a civilian.
He has taught his wife and children what to do if attackers enter their home, and his spouse is ready to use a shotgun against intruders.
And because he left the Navy after 16 years of service, he does not qualify for a pension awarded only to those who remain in uniform for at least 20 years.
"He gave so much to his country, and now it seems he's left in the dust," his wife says.
"I feel there's no support, not just for my family but for other families in the community. I honestly have nobody I can go to or talk to. Nor do I feel my husband has gotten much
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