Pacific Air Commandos honor those 'with the guts to try'
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Airman 1st Class Jonnathan Clay runs through the obstacle course to get to the grog bowl during a combat dining out here April 25. The dining out commemorated Operation Eagle Claw, an aborted rescue mission April 24, 1980, into Iran to recover more than 50 American hostages captured after a group of Islamist students took over the American embassy in Tehran Nov. 4, 1979. The mission resulted in the crash of two aircraft and the deaths of eight American service members at a remote site deep in Iranian territory known as Desert One. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)

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