HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
Remembering Stray 59
In 1981 an MC-130E Combat Talon I from the 1st Special Operations Squadron went down in Subic Bay, Philippines. Every Year, the 1st returns to the crash site to remember their fallen brothers. Soundbites include SrA Dan Stearns - Loadmaster, TSgt Mark Callahan - Flight Engineer, Capt David Monico - Navigator and Capt Lawrence Melnicoff - Pilot. Provided by Defense Media Activity.