October 12th, 2011
Today, pause for a moment in memory of the 17 Sailors lost during the October 12, 2000, terrorist attack on USS Cole(DDG-67) in Aden, Yemen.
Along with those who lost their lives or injured, the memory I have of that day is the heroic way the crew fought to save their ship. A testament to their leadership and training. Never forget.
Thirty nine Sailors were injured by the blast; the following is Chief Taitt’s personal account of that day’s events.
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