The folks at TNAWrestling.com is reporting on comments made by Jesse Neal about the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden. As many readers probably know, Neal was a member of the USS Cole when it was bombed by Al-Qaeda in 1999. Many of his friends were killed in the attack.
On Twitter, Neal posted the following after news of bin Laden’s death was made public: “Although he is caught and dead, it don’t bring them back, but just tells us to always remember “The Fallen”! We r here for a reason”
You can read another tweet and some commentary provided by TNAWrestling.com by scrolling past the line below.
On Sunday night, we learned that Osama Bin Laden had been killed by United States military forces. As the entire world reacted to the news, USS Cole veteran and TNA Wrestler Jesse Neal expressed his feelings via his Twitter account @jessenealtna
Jesse Neal served on the USS Cole. On October 12, 2000, the USS Cole was refueling at the Yemeni port of Aden when the ship became a target of a terrorist attack under Bin Laden that resulted in the deaths of 17 people which included Neal’s best friend, which changed his life forever. After leaving the Navy, Neal decided to pursue wrestling as it was a dream he and his best friend had shared.
Upon hearing the news, Neal excitedly Tweeted:
“Wow!!!!! Everything is getting in its right place! He is lucky it wasn’t me that caught him!!! Ya I said it! Karma is a bitch!”
Then, Neal posted a follow-up message paying respect to his military brothers:
“Although he is caught and dead, it don’t bring them back, but just tells us to always remember “The Fallen”! We r here for a reason”
TNA Wrestling would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our military forces around the world for serving and protecting our great nation. We also hope you remember all of the victims of 9/11 and their families.