Richard Marcinko, first commanding officer dies at 81
Richard Marcinko, first commanding officer of Navy SEAL Team 6 dies at 81America lost a larger than life BADASS HERO yesterday (Skipper).
he known as “Dick” Marcinko, the principal commander of the 6th Marine Corps killed.
In addition to the highly trained group of warriors whose terrorist Osama died in 2011, on Christmas at the age of 81, along with his family.
Marcinko, referred to above as “Demo Dick”, led Team SEAL 6 for nearly 3 years.
He retired from the Navy in 1989 as a captain and went on to write a series of non-fiction books in support of the Navy.
A US National Service agency has announced that Richard Marchenko, who supported the Navy’s SEAL Team 6 after earning honors as a SEAL Commander during two tours in Vietnam.
He died on Christmas at the age of 81.
And in a family statement from his wife soon released on Monday, Nancy Marchenko said, “He died peacefully in his home and caused a heart attack.”
Outwardly, he was a brave man and a half-god, but for the United States of America he was and always will be a fond husband, father and father.
For more than thirty years, he has proudly devoted his life to serving his country as a political candidate in the Navy. Once retired, he continues to direct the Fellowship to encourage the anonymous seals while inspiring and transforming many through his books and character.”
With the Navy’s desire for an elite unit dedicated to strategy after the Pentagon’s failure to rescue American hostages in Persia in 1980…
Chief of Service Operations Admiral Thomas P. Hayward Marcinko has been selected to balance the new SEAL team, aligned with the Fort Pierce, Florida, museum. Markenko.
Known as “Demo Dick”, SEAL’s sixth captain for 3 years, he retired from the Navy in 1989 as a captain and went on to write a series of non-fiction books supported by Navy SEALs.
In a Facebook post on Sunday confirming his death, the SEAL profiler wrote: “Dick Marchenko is vying for a truly special role in SEAL history.
And he exploits an unparalleled will.” The demo is the preferred strategic operator within the United States. We have a tendency to offer our deepest condolences to his family, colleagues, and friends.”