Black Hawk Down Hero Now Working To Help Veterans Suffering From Addiction


By JONATHAN ELIAS, Sinclair Broadcast Group

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A legendary soldier who fought in one of this country’s most iconic battles — known to many as Black Hawk Down — is now engaged in a war to defeat opioid abuse among veterans.

On the morning of Oct 3, 1993, then-U.S Army Master Sergeant Norm Hooten was a team leader going in on the assault force in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Delta Force operator Hooten and his team flew in to capture members of a Somali warlord’s command. “It ended up being a lot more than we thought it was going to be,” Hooten recalled…click here to continue reading