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USA/Somalia – ‘Black Hawk Down’ Veterans to Receive 58 Silver Stars (Caitlin M. Kenney, Defense One)

The Army is upgrading the valor awards of 60 special operators who participated in the ill-fated Battle of Mogadishu 28 years ago—perhaps best known through the “Black Hawk Down” book and movie.  The late recognition comes as Pentagon officials decide whether to send U.S. troops to Somalia anew.

‘Black Hawk Down’ Veterans to Receive 58 Silver Stars – Defense One