[Referring to a Battle in 1993 with a
Militant leader in Somolia] "I know that
my God was bigger than his. I knew
my God was a real God, and his
was an idol."
It is what it is, as the phrase goes.
By Earl Lofland
The Constitution Party's Candidate for U.S. Representative for the State of Delaware.
The Constitution should be interpreted as the authors originally intended.
Before you watch the videos. allow me to first brief you on the resume of BG William G "Jerry" Boykin
Born in New Bern, NC. Served 36 years for our united States. in the U.S. Army Was the Commander
for the Delta Force
Received the Ranger and Special Forces tab
Military Free Fall and Master Parachutist Badges
The legion of Merit.
Commanded the extractions of students in Grenada Operation Urgent Fury
Commanded the The invasion of Panama
Operation Urgent Fury
Operation Just Cause
Operation Restore Hope (Somalia) Black Hawk Down and The Battle of Mogadishu
This Year marks 30 Years since the Iran Hostage Crisis and Operation Eagle Claw (24 April - 25
April 1980) in the Deserts of Iran.
Iranian students stormed the US Embassy, seizing control, and capturing 66 Americans. 13 were
eventually released leving 53 who were held hostage by Iran for 444 days.
4 November, 1979
U.S. Army Delta Force was assigned to the mission Operation Eagle Claw. Under the Command of
Maj. Gen. James B. Vaught
Col.James H. Kyle
Col. Charles A. Beckwith
(1)Obtain information on location of hostages and the embassy grounds,
(2) to transport the rescuers from Desert Two near Tehran to the embassy grounds with pre-staged
(3)Disrupt electrical power and communications to avert any potential counter measures from Irans
(4)Extract and transport the rescuers and hostages to the Manzariyeh Air Base outside of Tehran
Aircraft assigned to this wore special black-red-black identifications stripes on the right wings.
A U.S. Marine Corps McDonnell F-4N Phantom II aircraft (BuNo 150480) of Marine fighter-bomber
squadron VMFA-323 Death Rattlers on the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CV-43) in April 1980.
Sailors are applying black-red-black identification stripes for the (later aborted) attempt to rescure
U.S. hostages from Iran, code named "Operation Eage Claw" (or "Evening Light").
Two U.S. Navy LTV A-7E Corsair II aircraft of Carrier Air Wing 14 (CVW-14) on the aircraft carrier
USS Coral Sea (CV-43) in April 1980. Both aircraft wear black-red-black identification stripes for the
(later aborted) attempt to rescue U.S. hostages from Iran, code named "Operation Eage Claw" (or
"Evening Light"). The A-7E in the foreground (BuNo 156872) belonged to attack squadron VA-97
Warhawks and was the personal aircraft of the air group commander (CAG) of CVW-14 (hence the
colourful tail markings). The A-7E in the background on the catapult was from VA-27 Royal Maces.
Photographs from Robert L. Lawson (ed.): The History of US Naval Air Power. The Military Press,
New York (USA), p. 209. US Navy cited as source