100 ISIS militants took down and killed this SEAL. Charles Keating was brave and valiant till the end.
The Navy SEAL who was killed in a coordinated attack by 100 ISIS fighters in Iraq has been identified.
Charles Keating was advising Kurdish Peshmerga troops in the town of Telskof, 18 miles north of Mosul, when a group of Islamic State militants stormed enemy lines with vehicles, suicide car bombs and bulldozers on Tuesday
He was hit by ‘direct fire’ during an attack by the jihadis Pentagon officials have described as ‘coordinated and complex’.
It is the third death of a U.S. service member in Iraq since the U.S.-led coalition launched its campaign against IS militants in the summer of 2014.
Defense officials told CNN the ISIS fighters broke through a checkpoint and drove three miles to a base where SEALs are based.
The U.S. responded with F-15s and drones that dropped more than 20 bombs, the official told the network.
Keating’s family told ABC 15 that he was the victim of the attack. He graduated from Arcadia High School in Phoenix, Arizona, in 2004.