On this Day in History: “No Survivors” The 22nd Anniversary of Eagle Flight | Hammerhead Combat Systems

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Today, is the 22nd anniversary of a dark day in our military history…while the inquiry results were weak, this was one incident in which many lessons were learned that later saved American and allied lives (true IFF came from this), and continued the long trek to freedom for one of the most deserving groups of human beings on this planet.

Let’s start at what isn’t quite the beginning but as good as any place to start this story…

In April, 1991, as part of U.N. Resolution 688, the National Command Authority commanded the US Armed Forces to conduct Operation Provide Comfort.  On the 8th of April 1991, the 1st Battalion (FWD) of the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) from Bad Tolz, Germany, deployed to conduct humanitarian relief operations for over a half million Kurdish refugees.  Soon the 2nd and 3rd Battalions arrived from the states.

Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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