Air Force Photos

Operation Urgent Fury (1983)
A group of U.S. Army Rangers gather their gear at Point Salines airfield during Operation Urgent Fury. In October 1983, 23rd Air Force participated in the seven-day operation that led to the successful rescue of Americans from Grenada. A 1st Special Operations Wing Combat Talon crew earned the Mackay Trophy and a Spectre crew earned the Lt. Gen. William H. Tunner Award for their efforts. (courtesy photo)

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