Monday, May 2, 2011

"We Got Him". President Obama's Words When It Was Confirmed That Osama Bin laden Was Dead

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, in this May 1, 2011 handout photo. Pete Souza/The White House

'We Got Him': Bin Laden Shot Twice -- Sydney Morning Herald

The first sign that the top-secret US mission to get Osama Bin Laden had paid off came in the form of a coded message sent back to Washington amid a wild confrontation at the Pakistan compound where the al-Qaeda leader was holed up – “Geronimo-EKIA”, it read.

Geronimo was the code name for the operation spearheaded by more than 20 Navy Seals who arrived on Sunday aboard Blackhawk helicopters. The attached letters stood for: “enemy killed in action”.

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Update #1: Osama Bin Laden Operation Ended With Coded Message 'Geronimo-E KIA' -- ABC
Update #2: The scene in the Situation Room -- MSNBC

My Comment: The above picture says it all .... the Situation Room was the place to be this weekend.

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