In reality, although U.S. Air Forces, Central Command hosted a Tactics Review Board, there was no Joint Forces Commandwide hotwash of OEF ops. The attendees had just completed months of planning, controlling, and fighting in OEF, a SOF and air-centric offensive to take down Osama Bin Laden's Al-Qaeda network and culpable Taliban theocracy in Afghanistan. (The initial SOF team landed high on the ridge, unaware of Intel given to the CJTF Mountain HQ hours earlier showing significant enemy activity in the area.) Throughout the night, moderate-to-heavy fire from small arms, Dishka machine guns, and mortar attacks was quelled by the bravery and effective tactics of the SOF team, an embedded JTAC, a ranger quick reaction team and Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines air assets that provided CAS around the clock.
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