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Honoring Those Lost: Taking the Fight to the Enemy

Starboard side view of the US Navy (USN) ARLEIGH BURKE CLASS: (Flight I) Guided Missile Destroyer (Aegis), USS COLE (DDG 67), underway in the Atlantic Ocean, encountering rough sea conditions.

By Sam Cox, Director, Naval History and Heritage Command, Rear Admiral (Retired) Editor’s note: While currently Navy’s curator, at the time of attack on USS Cole, Retired Admiral Sam Cox was the U.S. 5th Fleet Intelligence Officer. He was a principal advisor to the commander on intelligence matters and remained in the position …

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