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PAVE LOW Operations

The Sikorsky MH-53J/M PAVE LOW helicopter began its operational career in 1979.
Below is a list of operations it has participated in.

Year

1980
1980
1989-1990
1990-1991
1991
1991-1992
1991
1991
1991-1992
1991-1996
1992
1992-1994
1992-2003
1993-1999
1994
1994
1995
1995
1996
1996
1997-2003
1997
1997
1998
1998
1998
1999
1999
2000
2001
2001-2004
2003-2008
2004
2005
2006

Operation

Pilot Rescue
HONEY BADGER
JUST CAUSE
DESERT SHIELD
DESERT STORM
DESERT CALM
FIERY VIGIL
PROVIDE COMFORT
SCIMITAR SWEEP
PROVIDE COMFORT II
DENY FLIGHT
PROVIDE PROMISE
SOUTHERN WATCH
ABLE SENTRY
RESTORE DEMOCRACY
UPHOLD DEMOCRACY
DELIBERATE FORCE
JOINT ENDEAVOR
Ron Brown Recovery
ASSURED RESPONSE
NORTHERN WATCH
SILVER WAKE
BEVELED EDGE
DESERT THUNDER
DESERT FOX
JOINT GUARD
ALLIED FORCE
SHINING HOPE
ATLAS RESPONSE
NOBLE EAGLE
ENDURING FREEDOM
IRAQI FREEDOM
SECURE TOMORROW
JTF KATRINA
LEBANON NEO

Details

Private pilot crashed near ABQ. First PAVE LOW mission!
2nd attempt of Iran Hostage Rescue (Plan & Practice)
Capture of Manuel Noriega in Panama
Defense of Saudi Arabia from invasion of Iraqi forces
Liberation of Kuwait from Iraqi forces
Redeployment of Coalition forces following Gulf war
Evacuation of Clark Air Force Base
Humanitarian operations in northern Iraq
353rd SOW Provisional support
Show of force to deter Iraqi attacks on the Kurds
Enforce no-fly zone over Bosnia-Herzegovina
Humanitarian operations in Sarajevo
Enforce no-fly zone over Iraq below 32nd parallel
Monitor the Former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia
Removal of Haiti's military-backed government
Establish order and provide humanitarian services
Sustained air strikes against Bosnian Serb military targets
Peacekeeping forces in Bosnia
Recovery of Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and 34 others
Evacuation of 2444 (485 Americans) people from Liberia
Enforce no-fly zone over Iraq above 36th parallel
NEO in Albania
Noncombatant evacuation operations in Cambodia
Show of force during negotiations between UN & Iraq over WMD
Response to Iraq's non-comply w/ UNSC resolutions
Monitoring former warring factions of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Contingency response for compliance of UNSC Resolution
Humanitarian operations in Albania
Humanitarian operations in Mozambique
9/11 - Homeland defense & civil support response
Response in Afghanistan to 9/11 terrorist attack
Disarming Iraq of WMD & remove Regime
Stabilization response to the upheaval in Haiti
Disaster relief efforts for hurricane Katrina
Noncombatant evacuation operations in Lebanon

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