Restore Hope

US Operation Restore Hope executes to assist Somali people in getting food. This was in support of United Nations resolution 794. To create a protected environment for conducting humanitarian operations in the southern half of the Republic of Somalia.

10th Mountain Division from Ft Drum is selected as one of the units supporting and deploys a Battalion. Bill Staab , John McCabe , Greg Shaffer and Tim Maynard . These personnel trained 10th Mountain Division personnel, Seals and several other units in the coordination and implementation of close air support. Most of the personnel returned during the following months.

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