Billy Waugh: Decorated Special Forces Veteran Who Tracked Carlos the Jackal For the CIA

From a Washington Post obit by Brian Murphy headlined “Billy Waugh, veteran who tracked Carlos the Jackal for CIA, dies at 93”:

William “Billy” Waugh, a decorated Special Forces veteran and CIA operative whose more than five decades of missions included a firefight in Vietnam that left him near death, hunting Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan and tracking the terrorist mastermind “Carlos the Jackal,” died.

The death was confirmed iby the U.S. military’s 1st Special Forces Command.

Mr. Waugh’s mix of combat valor and covert credentials made him a hallowed figure among military groups and the intelligence community, honored for generation-spanning service from the Korean War in the 1950s to Afghanistan after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.