Navy Seal author remembered by Aniak residents

by Angela Denning-Barnes on August 24, 2012

Apparently, the Navy Seal who helped take down Osama Bin Laden was good at paint ball when he was young. That’s what some Aniak residents remember about Matt Bissonnette, who has penned a book titled “No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden” under the pseudonym Mark Owen. Some media says Bissonnette hails from Wrangell but he actually grew up in Aniak, a remote Western Alaska village on the banks of the Kuskokwim River, population 500.

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