Rene Gough

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(U.S. Navy SEAL, CIA Contractor)
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Marcell Rene “Gooch” Gough (left) — U.S. Navy SEAL (Class 8) and CIA Spook who died in 1965 during the Congolese Rebellion in the Congo, Africa, and given 84th CIA Memorial Star on Wall of Honor.

Marcell Rene "Gooch" Gough was a CIA contractor.


Gough worked closely with fellow Navy SEAL Jim Hawes[1] in the Congo and the two were close friends.


Gough was killed[When?] in the Congo during the Congolese Operation while working for the CIA. He Many years later the CIA finally confirmed Rene was working for the CIA when he was killed while serving in the Congolese Operation.

In 2016 his son received a phone call from CIA Director John Brennan to confirm that his father was CIA and would be the recipient of the 84th star on the CIA Wall of Honor[2].


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