Dec 12 2012





Private First Class Nicolas Checque was 28 years old when he died this week in Afghanistan. Checque was part of the Navy Seal team that was sent to rescue Dr. Dilip Joseph from kidnappers. The young Seal grew up in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. In high school he was viewed as a charismatic young man who loved music, swimming and wrestling. He was on the academic honor role and had served in the Navy for ten years.