Remembering Operation Eagle Claw

hurlburt-field-logoCol. Shawn Cameron from the 1st Special Operations Group spoke during a ceremony April 24 at Hurlburt Field remembering the 34th anniversary of Operation Eagle Claw, a mission to rescue 52 US citizens held hostage in Iran.

The rescue attempt ended in the death of eight service members, including five from Hurlburt Field’s 1st Special Operations Wing, who were caught in an explosion at one of the rally points before reaching the embassy.

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