1st Special Detachment Delta, or Delta Force
, is a secret Counter Terrorism Branch of the US Army. They specialize
in Hostage Situations, Recon Missions, and Counter Terrorism. Delta Force
involved in numerous missions including the operation to capture warlord Mohammed Farrah Aidid and his colleagues. Delta Force
was sent in with Task Force Ranger
and the 160th SOAR on MH-6
and Blawkhawks, as well as a ground
convoy to capture these people.
is one of Americas top Military
units(Others include Navy
Seals, and Army Rangers. Delta was created by U.S. Army colonel Charles Beckwith in 1977 in direct response to numerous, well-publicized terrorist incidents that occurred in the 1970s. Delta trained along side the British
SAS for many years.
Army Ranger -"Dam these sons-o-bitches wont stay down"
Delta Operator - :Double tap of M4: "He's down now"
#1 - Delta Force operators Randy David Shughart and Gary
Ivan Gordon were
awarded the Medal of Honor, posthumously for their actions in Somali.
#2 - Deployed to the Gulf in 1991, both to serve as bodyguards for senior U.S. officers and, later, as part
of a massive effort to locate and destroy mobile SCUD launchers
in Iraq’s northern deserts.
#31993 - As part
Force Ranger, took part
operations to apprehend
warlord Mohamad Farah Aidid in Mogadishu, Somalia.