He also leads a raid on Grant Hall, a building on campus that housed young women visiting cadets.
Killed in the weekend raid was a member of SEAL Team Six, the same unit that killed Osama bin Laden last year.
A British raid on Mount Vernon had stripped him of his livestock and many of his slaves.
early 15c., "mounted military expedition," Scottish and northern English form of rade "a riding, journey," from Old English rad "a riding, ride, expedition, journey; raid," (see road). The word died out by 17c., but was revived by Scott ("The Lay of the Last Minstrel," 1805), ("Rob Roy," 1818), with extended sense of "attack, foray."