Seven active-duty members of Navy SEAL Team Six will lose two months of pay and their chances at promotion after revealing secrets as paid consultants on Medal of Honor: Warfighter, CBS News reports.
The consultancy apparently occurred over two days this spring and summer. Warfighter does not depict Osama bin Laden’s assassination, though one of the SEAL consultants is believed to have been on the raid team.
In September, SEAL “Mark Owen” (real name Matt Bissonnette) released No Easy Day, a book detailing the bin Laden mission. CBS News also points out that SEAL Team Six will be featured in two upcoming movies: Zero Dark Thirty, a Kathryn Bigelow film about bin Laden’s death, and another about Somali pirates.
Warfighter, an EA Games title, opens on a team of SEALs in Pakistan stopping an jihadist group’s arms deal. Here’s the trailer:
Here’s an excerpt from bin Laden’s death scene in No Easy Day:
In his death throes, he was still twitching and convulsing. Another assaulter and I trained our lasers on his chest and fired several rounds. The bullets tore into him, slamming his body into the floor until he was motionless.
“Will knelt down and asked the girls, ‘Who is the man?’
The girl didn’t know to lie.
‘Osama bin Laden.’
‘Are you sure that is Osama bin Laden?’
‘Yes,’ the girl said.”
And here’s the trailer for Zero Dark Thirty: