On May 2, Wheaton Patch, Glen Ellyn Patch and Naperville Patch published a story and accompanying video quoting Wheaton resident Greg Prokuski. In the story, Prokuski said he was an ex-Navy SEAL and that he had been contacted Sunday by active-duty SEALs, who had informed him of the killing of Osama bin Laden. Based on information since received from the Navy personnel command public affairs offices, Patch has learned that Prokuski served in the Navy from October 1996 to October 1997 as an airman apprentice, but was never a Navy SEAL. In a text message, Prokuski declined to comment.
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