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Operation Urgent Fury

After the failure of Operation Eagle Claw in 1980, the next significant operation for U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) was Operation Urgent Fury in 1983.

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Team Vander Ley

Team Vander Ley started our Special Operations journey in 1991 when we met while assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida.

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Student Spotlight

Andrew Rowe My name is Andrew Rowe, I have recently graduated from Culver-Stockton College located in northeast Missouri. While at Culver I was studying to

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Operation Eagle Claw

Wreckage of one of the destroyed Bluebeard helicopters with an abandoned RH-53D behind. In the turbulent landscape of international affairs, a desperate bid to rescue

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Education is Opportunity

Ryan Soltes My dad, Major Charles “Rob” Soltes, Jr., epitomized friendship, bravery, adventure, and kindness. A perfect day for him was watching Saturday morning cartoons

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