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8th SOS hosts Operation Eagle Claw memorial ceremony
Capt. Mark Griffin, a pilot with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, narrates the Operation Eagle Claw memorial ceremony at Hulburt Field, Fla., June 23, 2017. Operation Eagle Claw was an attempted hostage-rescue mission in 1980 that resulted in five, 8th Special Operations Squadron Airmen and three Marines sacrificing their lives when two of the involved aircraft collided at the Desert One staging site. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victor J. Caputo)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Victor J. Caputo |  VIRIN: 170623-F-AM292-0202.JPG