Choose Your City
Change City

Son of Philly Police Officer Among SEALs Killed in Afghanistan

Petty Officer Michael Strange was on his third tour 

The son of a Philadelphia police officer is among the 30-plus service members killed, most of them Navy SEALs, when the Taliban shot down a helicopter in Afghanistan late Friday.

Navy SEAL Petty Officer Michael Strange, 25, of Mayfair was on his third tour in Afghanistan when he was felled by a rocket-propelled grenade.

Strange, a graduate of North Catholic High School, was a member of SEAL Team Six, the unit that carried out the raid that ultimately killed Osama Bin Laden in May.

His mother serves on the Philadelphia police force.

You Might Also Like