apr 14, 1986 - Operation El Dorado Canyon
Operation El Dorado Canyon was a series of strategic airstrikes of “terrorism centers” in Libya. The strikes were in response to intelligence that Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi had been funding anti-western terrorist organization and their attacks against U.S. service members. The strikes were a success and Libya stopped their aggression towards the United States and its allies.
Added to timeline:
Air Force and Det 925 History