HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
Why Veterans Miss War
Civilians don't miss war, but soldiers often do. In this TED Talk, Journalist Sebastian Junger shares his experience embedded with American soldiers at Restrepo, an outpost in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley that saw heavy combat. Giving a look at the "altered state of mind" that comes with war, he shows how combat gives soldiers an intense experience of connection.