Tag: Operation Eagle Claw
  • 8th SOS hosts Operation Eagle Claw memorial ceremony

    Team Hurlburt gathered together to remember Operation Eagle Claw at a memorial ceremony June 23, and pay tribute to the five Air Commandos assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron and three Marines who lost their lives during the mission.
  • Sacrifices made during Operation Eagle Claw remembered 35 years later

    More than 300 people gathered to celebrate and remember the servicemembers who were a part of Operation Eagle Claw 35 years ago during a ceremony at the air park here, April 24. 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.