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San Diego Veteran Remembers Beirut Barracks Bombing 29 Years Ago (Video)

Beruit Bombing Remembered

Tuesday was the 29 year anniversary of the bombing of a Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon that killed 241 U.S. service members. A Navy veteran who survived the bombing remembers the chaos and sacrifice that followed.

Retired Navy journalist and retired Master Chief Joe Cioken of San Diego spoke with The Pentagon Channel about that horrific day 29 years ago.

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