Posted November 3, 2015 11:57 am by Comments

By Tactical-Life

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<div data-cycle-hash="mc-130-plane" data-cycle-desc="AC-130 gunships like the one above were critical to several operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, clearing the area for Operation Rhino and then bombarding the compound belonging to Mullah Omar during Operation Gecko. The AC-130 has had many iterations, with an array of differing weapons and technology." data-cycle-overlay-template="{{desc}}“>

<div data-cycle-hash="special-ops-training" data-cycle-desc="When some 200 Rangers leaped into the nighttime sky to begin Operation Rhino, it was even darker than the conditions faced by members of the 7th Special Operations Squadron (S0S) as they jumped from a similar MC-130 during a training exercise. " data-cycle-overlay-template="{{desc}}“>

<div data-cycle-hash="mosque" data-cycle-desc="Operation Gecko failed to capture or kill Mullah Omar in October, 2001, and he escaped again two months later, leaving his home and mosque in Kandahar minutes before they were bombed. " data-cycle-overlay-template="{{desc}}“>

<div data-cycle-hash="kandahar" data-cycle-desc="Soon thereafter he fled the city completely as Kandahar, sections of which were in rubble, fell to the Northern Alliance." data-cycle-overlay-template="{{desc}}“>

<div data-cycle-hash="camp-rhino" data-cycle-desc="Camp Rhino resulted from the success of Operation Rhino." data-cycle-overlay-template="{{desc}}“>

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