It’s 11pm at night in downtown Los Angeles, the night life is going on. You and your friends are walking down town when out of no where the sound of rotor blades hit the air, you look up and see the US Army 160th SOAR fly over.
An Army MH-6 flies between building downtown, while MH-60s over fly ahead. Well this is what happened to those in LA yesterday evening. The Army made a rumble as they roar into LA.
(The 160th’s MH6 “Little Bird” flying between buildings downtown)
The US Army says that the Special Forces Regiment is in town to do training. The 160th is the Army’s elite aviation battalion famously known as “Night Stalkers”.
The 160th is famous for the lost of a black hawk in Somalia, this became known as “Black Hawk Down” in 1993. Since then the 160th supported operations world wide including the killing of Osama Bin Laden.
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