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Hero Helicopter Pilot Gets Shot and Continues Flying for 5 Hours in ISIS Raid

You probably haven’t heard this story, but you should. A 2014 Delta Force ground raid in Syria to save American hostages became the site of amazing heroism displayed by one Army helicopter pilot who continued to fly in support of the mission literally hours after being wounded! Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael Siler was the …

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Battle of Mogadishu: 23 Years Ago Today

The operation which inspired the film “Black Hawk Down” took place on October 3rd, 1993.  The Operation, code-named Gothic Serpent, involved U.S. Army Rangers, Special Operation Detachment-Delta and choppers from the elite 160th Special Operations Air Regiment inserted into Mogadishu, Somalia, to find and capture top aides to warlord Mohammed Farrah Aidid. The operation would go …

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