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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

A Navy Seal’s Story Worth Remembering

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Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery is a military cemetery in San Diego, Calif. (Alex Ashlock)In September 2006, Navy Seal Michael Monsoor fell on a grenade to save the lives of two of his teammates and eight Iraqi soldiers. He died a few minutes later. (Alex Ashlock)Navy Seal Michael Monsoor's grave is pictured in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego. (Alex Ashlock)

When he was in San Diego last week, Here & Now’s Alex Ashlock visited the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. He spent some time at the grave of Navy Seal Michael Monsoor, who was killed in the war in Iraq in 2006. Ashlock says Monsoor’s story is worth remembering as violence erupts again in Iraq.

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