Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexander P Perlman
FORCM King Memorial Day Wreath Laying
Naval Special Warfare Command
May 19, 2020 | 0:18
200519-N-GP724-1001 CORONADO, Calif. (May 19, 2020) Naval Special Warfare Force Master Chief (SEAL) Bill King, left, and his wife Robin lay a wreath on the Extortion 17 Memorial in observance of Memorial Day at the Naval Special Warfare Command Headquarters onboard Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. The Extortion 17 helicopter crash claimed the lives of 38 personnel, including 22 special operations forces in Afghanistan Aug. 6, 2011. Naval Special Warfare Command is committed to its Sailors and the deliberate development of tactical excellence, ethics, and leadership as the nation’s premiere maritime special operations forces supporting the National Defense Strategy. It is the maritime component of U.S. Special Operations Command, and its mission is to provide maritime special operations forces to conduct full-spectrum operations, unilaterally or with partners, to support national objectives. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Perlman)