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Date with History: Black Hawk Down 30 Years Later
Join us in-person or virtually featuring guest speakers Michael Goodale, James Lecher, and CSM (Ret) Sean T. Watson who will discuss a date with history: Black Hawk Down 30 years later.
In response to increasing and deadly attacks on American and United Nations Operations in Somalia, a Joint Special Operations Task Force (JSOTF) was deployed with the mission of capturing General Muhammed Farah Aideed and his key leaders and turning them over to UNOSOM forces. Task Force Ranger, under the command of Major General William F. Garrison, was comprised of special operations ground forces, special operations helicopters, US Air Force Special Tactics personnel, and US Navy SEALS. It ... view more »
Free event, no parking fee. Please register - virtual participants will receive Zoom link.
In-person location - Le Jardin.
Cantigny's regular daily parking fee is $5 per car. Parking is free on the first Wednesday of every month. On Saturdays and Sundays, May through September, parking is $10. The $10 rate also applies on Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. Parking is free at all times for Cantigny Park members, Honor Club members, and those attending ticketed events or other fee-based programs.