November 13th, 2014
09:28 PM ET

Parents of sailor attacked in Turkey say son is okay, "very proud" of how he handled incident

Three U.S. sailors who were assaulted on the streets of Istanbul Wednesday were on leave for the day from the USS Ross.

Dressed in civilian clothes, and unarmed, they were verbally and physically attacked by left-wing nationalists in broad daylight.

U.S. sailors attacked in Turkey, have bags placed over heads

Mark Anthony Craddock, Jr., is one of those sailors. He had a bag thrown over his head.

His parents, Mark and Deanna Craddock are OutFront.

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  1. david7p7

    this is terrorist attack ...them problem is with humanity not with america ...

    November 14, 2014 at 6:09 pm | Reply
  2. elizabeth

    as a mother of a sailor deployed sailor. my heart jumped at seeing this on the news. i held my breath until they stated everyone was okay. kudos to your son and the other sailors. they. acted with braverly and rose above those idiots.

    November 14, 2014 at 9:45 am | Reply

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