U.S. Navy SEALs Rescue Hostages from Somali Pirates

U.S. Navy SEALs, including the famous SEAL Team 6, rescued an American aid worker and her Danish cohort Tuesday night from a group of Somali pirates.  The two hostages were unharmed…nine kidnappers were killed.

According to the Miami Herald,

American commandos dropped into Somalia on Tuesday night to rescue two aid workers who were held hostage, including an American, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.

Members of Navy SEAL Team 6 – the team that led the operation last May that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan – were part of the mission, Pentagon officials said. Arriving by helicopter, the special forces troops killed nine Somali kidnappers and captured several others. They then rescued the American woman and Danish man whom the Somalis had been holding since October.

The hostages, Jessica Buchanan, 32, and Poul Hagen Thisted, 60, were working for the Danish Demining Group, which clears land mines and unexploded munitions in conflict zones. Two truckloads of gunmen kidnapped them as they were en route to an airport in the central Somalia town of Galkayo on Oct. 25, the U.S. military said.

Other successful missions performed by this brave and highly competent band of Special Operations warriors are the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, the killing of Osama Bin Laden, and countless classified missions of which we will likely never hear.

It’s too bad that far left liberal publication chose this as their “Person of the Year” for 2011 instead.  Obama’s OWS goons employ defecation, rape, civil disorder, and child endangerment as their tools of the trade.

Shame on Liberal Progressive TIME Magazine for not naming the real heroes of 2011 their “Person of the Year”, whose tools of the trade are brutal training, never ending commitment, extreme patriotism, and precision weaponry.  All things that don’t make any sense to the Liberal Left.

God bless our Special Operations warriors from all the service branches.

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  • the Boodge

    You do realize those are plastic dolls in the first pic, right?

  • Obama

    I am disbanding SEAL team 6, unless you tax “millionaires and billionaires” more.

    Gotta run, SEAL is singing at the W.H. tonight. Michelle is having the Wagyu, I’m having ribs.

  • Militant Conservative

    The Military is the best lead by the worst.

  • http://dailytimewaster.blogspot.com picturerock

    That is what I was going to point out. Look at the arm on the doll standing on the far right, shiney plastic.

    That said, I sure would have loved messing with this bunch back when I was eight years old and had the G I Joe fever.

  • Gus

    9 dead Pirates. S.E.A.L. team 1 could take out 9 CUBS. Easily.

  • bg


    God Bless – Godspeed – (((Thank You)))!!


  • Rip VanBullwinkle

    Just wondering about the guy standing on the right. To me he appears to have a prosthetic forearm on his left (right in the pic). My eyes are aged, thus I don’t necessarily trust them, does it appear that way to anyone else? If perfectly healthy goat rapists are losing at a rate of 9 to 0 to guys missing limbs…

  • Gus

    Matt, go back to your smelly tent. We’ll call you when the soup line opens up.

  • Luddite

    No doubt Obama will be taking credit for it in…3, 2, 1.

  • Wm T Sherman

    Any word from Holder on whether he’ll prosecute the SEALs for this?

  • Tiburon

    Person of the year was The Protester…in the generic sense, much more because of the happenings in the middle east than anything else. Anyway, here are some other Persons of the Year from “that far left liberal publication”

    1980 Ronald Reagan
    1983 Ronald Reagan & Yuri Andropov
    1994 Pope John Paul II
    1995 Newt Gingrich
    2000 George W. Bush
    2001 Rudolph Giuliani
    2003 The American Soldier
    2004 George W. Bush

    It should be noted yet AGAIN that Times “Person of the Year”, is not an award. It denotes their choice for the person who “for better or worse, has most influenced events in the preceding year.”

    That is why Hitler, Slalin, and Khomeni were on the list…not becasue they were admired.

    For those who repeatedly complain that Hitler was “Man of the Year” in 1938, and Stalin in 1939, they should look at the others who were given the designation in the tuime perid

    1932 Franklin Delano Roosevelt
    1934 Franklin Delano Roosevelt
    1940 Winston Churchill
    1941 Franklin Delano Roosevelt
    1944 Dwight David Eisenhower
    1945 Harry Truman
    1948 Harry Truman
    1949 Winston Churchill
    1950 American Fighting-Man

  • Justin

    I wonder if the leftard crapping on the cop car knew he was creating the picture that will summarize the occupy morons for the rest of time?

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    American commandos dropped into Somalia on Tuesday night to rescue two aid workers who were held hostage, including an American, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.

    Good work. These guys are the best.

    Now, a note to all Americans: Stay away from places like Somalia and other Third World backwaters where your life and health are constantly in peril due to lawlessness. This also goes for regimes that are hostile to the U.S.


    If you decide to go anyway, do not expect, nor should you demand, that someone from the U.S., whether it be a private party or a government official, try to extricate you from your predicament. Avoiding trouble is as easy as not going to where a lot of it can be found.

  • http://partizensunite.proboards.com/index.cgi MustComment

    I want one! A Navy SEAL that is. God Bless you guys!

  • Sasja

    #1. That is a prosthetic arm. There are alot of soldiers who have returned to duty with a prosthesis. Not to seem naive but why would you put a prosthetic arm on an action figure? To be PC?

    And they are standing/kneeling next to a concrete wall. Who manufactures life-sized soldiers..or Seals as in this case?

  • http://partizensunite.proboards.com/index.cgi MustComment

    #17: Does this include Mexico too?

  • Sasja

    To add to Blaque Jacques list. I would include Detroit and Chicago, parts of Dallas, St Louis. Sure there are others but am having a brain freeze.

  • USAF 77-84

    Hey you knuckheads, Seal Team Six was killed last year duh.

  • More liberty

    This is what we should be using military for, not spending trillions of taxpayer dollars to nation build countries.

  • http://biggovernment.com gee!

    Good job Seals……….ijust sayin