It’s been 10 years since a failed rescue attempt and battle in Afghanistan. Littleton’s Danny Dietz was one of 19 Special Forces soldiers and Navy SEALS who died. Now the Dietz family is teaming up with the family of another fallen fighter.
Nearly 10 years after he was killed serving his country, friends and family gathered this week for a concert to celebrate the life of Danny Dietz.
Military members on Tuesday honored a Navy SEAL from Littleton killed in action in Afghanistan.
Citric at Large Greg Moody learns more about Danny Dietz, one of the real life navy seals portrayed in the new movie “Lone Survivor.”
This week the movie “Lone Survivor” will open nationwide. It tells the story of four Navy SEALs on a covert mission in Afghanistan, including Littleton’s Danny Dietz, who was killed in action.
The co-pilot of that helicopter that crashed in Afghanistan is from Colorado. He was one of 30 U.S. service members killed Saturday when the copter was shot down.
Among the Coloradans who gave their lives in the hunt for Osama bin Laden was Navy Seal Danny Dietz from Littleton.