Thursday, October 17, 2013
Front Burner: Al Qaeda's Attack on the USS Cole
In October of 2000, while docked and refueling in Yemen, Al-Qaeda suicide bombers attacked the United States Navy destroyer USS Cole. The crippling explosion killed 17 sailors and injured 39 others. The USS Cole’s commanding officer at the time, CDR Kirk S. Lippold will join Cathy to discuss his book which recounts the harrowing experiences in the aftermath of the terrorist bombing.
CDR Kirk S. Lippold, USN (Ret.) - Author, Front Burner: Al Qaeda's Attack on the USS Cole