Richard Marcinko Death – Obituary, Commander Richard Marcinko Dead

By | December 28, 2021

Richard Marcinko Death – Obituary, Commander Richard Marcinko Dead – Sadly, the founding commander of Navy SEAL Team 6, and U.S. Navy SEALs, Richard Marcinko passed away. His son Matt Marcinko announced his death on social media, revealing that he died on Christmas Day.

Matt Marcinko wrote on Twitter: “Last night, Christmas evening, we lost a hero, who’s also known as The Rogue Warrior, the retired Navy SEAL commander AND the creator of SEAL Team Six, my father, Richard Marcinko. His legacy will live forever. The man has died a true legend. Rest In Peace Dad. I love you forever.”

Richard Marcinko Cause of Death – Obituary

Richard Marcinko was a Vietnam veteran, author, and the first commander of the US Navy’s famed SEAL Team Six counter-terrorism unit, who died on Saturday, December 27, 2021, at the age of 81. Sadly, nothing has been reported confirming Richard Marcinko’s cause of death.

Marcinko was one of two members of the Navy chosen for a task force to develop a plan in 1979 to free 52 American hostages who were being held at the US Embassy in Iran in an episode that would later be known as the Iran Hostage Crisis.