A Navy SEAL member provides cover for his teammates advancing on a suspected location of al Qaeda and Taliban forces. Navy Special Operations forces were conducting missions in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Leander Harvey McNelly (March 12, 1844 – September 4, 1877) was a Confederate officer and Texas Ranger captain. McNelly is best remembered for leading the "Special Force", a quasi-military branch of the Texas Rangers that operated in South Texas in 1875-76.
Before he announced to the nation that Osama bin Laden had been killed in a strategic raid by American Special Forces, President Obama personally briefed his predecessors, George W. Bush, who launched the War on Terror during his tenure in office, and President Bill Clinton.
This series by Burrows shows the only USMC ground operation ever conducted in the Mekong Delta, an amphibious assault in Kien Hoa Province by the Special Landing Force and BLT 1/9 in January 1967 and called DECKHOUSE V.