Sacrifices made during Operation Eagle Claw remembered 35 years later

The honor guard departs the Operation Eagle Claw memorial ceremony after presenting the colors at the air park on 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. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Melanie Holochwost)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Melanie Holochwost
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