Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
On May 2, 2011, Stealth Hawk helicopters carried two units of SEAL Team Six Red Squadron for Operation Neptune Spear—the assault on Osama bin Laden's lair in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The outcome of their mission “to interdict a high value target in a nonpermissive environment” has taken its place in history, though there are conflicting accounts of the actual combat. The fog of war invites many interpretations.
Red Squadron's success owed much to awesome weaponry and the unsurpassed courage and pluck of its highly trained operators. But many ...