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PostPosted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:26 pm 

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http://freedomoutpost.com/extortion-17- ... -of-crash/

August 6, 2017 marks the 6 year anniversary of the downing of Extortion 17, a bigger scandal than Benghazi in large part due to the fact that America lost 30 of its military personnel, including 17 Navy SEALs, the largest loss of life in the Afghan war.

Extortion 17 has been written about from one of the SEALs' father's point of view in Betrayed: The Shocking True Story of Extortion 17 as told by a Navy SEAL's Father, as well as official documents regarding the crash examined by former Navy JAG officer Don Brown in Call Sign Extortion 17: The Shoot-Down of SEAL Team Six.

However, ahead of the sixth year anniversary, decorated retired Air Force Captain Joni Marquez, who witnessed the attack spoke out and claims the government is covering up the evidence for the downing of the Chinook helicopter.

Captain Marquez, the fire control officer, and her crew were aboard an AC-130 gunship.

The gunship she was on was to fly close-in air support above Afghanistan’s dangerous Tangi Valley in order to assist the Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment who were being fired on by eight heavily armed Taliban insurgents.

This is the very area that Extortion 17 was being sent into.

Marquez says that they did fire on the Taliban fighters, killing most of them, but at least two were able to get away in her first interview since the incident.

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