24th MEU Rescues Air Force Pilot

24th MEU Rescues Air Force Pilot

June 8, 1995 in Marine Corps history.

On June 8, 1995, a Marine recovery team from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit stationed on board the USS Kearsarge rescued American pilot Captain Scott O'Grady, USAF, who had been shot down over Bosnia six days earlier.


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