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Black Hawk 11 memorial events unite community

Black Hawk 11 memorial events unite community

In a tribute and memorial ceremony that has been planned for months, Navarre united with family members of the lost four Louisiana Air National Guard soldiers and the seven Marine Special Operations Command members who died March 10, 2015, in a training accident over the waters of Navarre Sound. Through the efforts of Class 29 […]

Black Hawk Tragedy

Black Hawk Tragedy

Inside one of the most devastating military training missions in recent memory By Kevin Lilley Marine Corps Times Seconds after his Black Hawk helicopter took off for a March 10 training mission — filled with seven Marine special operators and three fellow Louisiana Army National Guardsmen — the pilot remarked: “Gee, it’s dark as [expletive].” […]

Black Hawk memorial ceremony planned

Black Hawk memorial ceremony planned

  “When the going gets tough, the tough get going,” and that is exactly what Nathan Harris did when he learned of the tragic death of seven Marines, all of whom he knew, on March 10 off the shores of Navarre. Two months after the accident, Harris traveled from North Carolina to Navarre, taking time […]