HERO OF THE MONTH

MASTER-AT-ARMS SECOND CLASS (SEAL) MICHAEL MONSOOR

Petty Officer Michael Monsoor’s story is one of personal sacrifice for his teammates and embodies the spirit of Naval Special Warfare. By his undaunted courage, fighting spirit, and unwavering devotion to duty in the face of certain death, Petty Officer Monsoor gallantly gave his life for his country.

HERO OF THE MONTH

COMMAND MASTER CHIEF (SEAL) BRITT SLABINSKI

The March 2002 ambush that resulted in Slabinski's heroic actions (now known as the Battle of Roberts Ridge) was described as one of the most savage and controversial battles of the Afghan war.