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Helicopter Evacuation Launched for 11 Green Berets on Colorado Peak – ABC News

Helicopter Evacuation Launched for 11 Green Berets on Colorado Peak – ABC News

Eleven Army Special Forces soldiers were successfully evacuated by helicopter from the summit of Longs Peak in Colorado today after two of them suffered altitude sickness, extending a one-day mountain exercise into a two-day affair, military officials said.

The 11 Green Berets, who belong to the 10th Special Forces Group based at Fort Carson, Colorado, were conducting a mountain training exercise Thursday at Longs Peak that was only supposed to last the day, according to Lt. Col. Sean Ryan, a spokesman for the 10th Special Forces Group…

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