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Sacrifices made during Operation Eagle Claw remembered 35 years later

A precession follows a wreath carried by the Hurlburt Field Honor Guard during an Operation Eagle Claw ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2015. Operation Eagle Claw, conducted April 24, 1980, was a joint services mission to rescue Americans who were being held hostage by a mob in Tehran, Iran, since Nov. 4, 1979. Tragically, the attempt ended in the death of eight service members, including five Air Commandos from Hurlburt Field’s 1st Special Operations Wing, 8th Special Operations Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Christopher Callaway
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