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"He was honored to serve as a Navy SEAL, performing some of the most dangerous and physically and mentally challenging duties ever asked of a service member," wrote the attorney, Keith Kimball. "[His] degree of military service distinguishes him from other typical cases and warrants a [lesser sentence]."
Judge Raymond Jackson, himself a veteran, responded to Seerden's service record during the hearing. "This is not an exceptional military record," he said. "You did your job."